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Leslie Uggams

 
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Leslie Uggams is a Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer whose career has brought her from Harlem to Broadway, the big screen to television. Perhaps best known for her stirring portrayal of Kizzy in the landmark TV mini-series Alex Haley's Roots, Ms. Uggams has performed to critical and ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Leslie Uggams is a Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer whose career has brought her from Harlem to Broadway, the big screen to television. Perhaps best known for her stirring portrayal of Kizzy in the landmark TV mini-series Alex Haley's Roots, Ms. Uggams has performed to critical and ... (read complete bio)
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, June 26, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, June 26, 2022
by TV Scoop - Jun 23, 2022

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, June 26, 2022! In noir-style, Peter/Mac investigates the disappearance of Meg/Sister Megan in the “The Fatman Always Rings Twice” episode. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance Photo Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Jerry’s Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, direction by Ken-Matt Martin, and musical direction by Nigel D. Robinson.

Cast Change Announced For MOSSO's Sondheim Celebration at Symphony Hall Photo Cast Change Announced For MOSSO's Sondheim Celebration at Symphony Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

MOSSO, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, will celebrate the music of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim on Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 PM in Springfield Symphony Hall. The Sondheim Celebration, conducted by Tim Stella, will feature Broadway stars Hugh Panaro and Lisa Vroman.

Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Olivier winner and Tony nominee Tracie Bennett (Hangmen, End of the Rainbow) and Laiona Michelle (Little Girl Blue, Amazing Grace) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys.'

 Photo BWW Review: HALLELUJAH, BABY! at Haddonfield Plays & Players Will Have You Yelling “Hallelujah!”
by Amber Kusching - Jun 1, 2022

Haddonfield Plays & Players’ is South Jersey’s only BYOB theatre. So, grab your favorite beverage and head over to HP&P’s Hallelujah, Baby! playing now through June 4th in Haddonfield, NJ. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit www.haddonfieldplayers.com

VIDEO: Because it's June! Watch Leslie Uggams' Iconic Performance of 'June is Bustin' Photo VIDEO: Because it's June! Watch Leslie Uggams' Iconic Performance of 'June is Bustin' Out All Over'
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2022

It's that time of year again! We're celebrating June 1 with the iconic video of Leslie Uggams singing 'June is Bustin' Out All Over' from Carousel!

Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Tony nominee Sally Mayes, Bistro winner Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel, and Bistro winner Amy Jo Jackson (Joe’s Pub) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys” – the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, June 5.

Season of Concern to Present One-Night-Only Benefit Performance of JERRY'S GIRLS Photo Season of Concern to Present One-Night-Only Benefit Performance of JERRY'S GIRLS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Jerry’s Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, direction by Ken-Matt Martin, and musical direction by Nigel D. Robinson. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, May 22, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, May 22, 2022
by TV Scoop - May 19, 2022

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, May 22, 2022! Peter attends a business conference in Atlantic City with Preston. Meanwhile, Stewie helps Chris prepare for his role in Adam West High’s rendition of “Romeo and Juliet.' Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

BWW Feature: 'Now's the Time' to see HALLELUJAH, BABY! at Haddonfield Plays & Players Photo BWW Feature: 'Now's the Time' to see HALLELUJAH, BABY! at Haddonfield Plays & Players
by Amber Kusching - May 15, 2022

Now’s the time! Get out of your room, grab your favorite beverage, and head over to Haddonfield Plays & Players’ production of Hallelujah, Baby! playing May 20th through June 4th in Haddonfield, NJ.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, May 8, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, May 8, 2022
by TV Scoop - May 5, 2022

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, May 8, 2022! Justin Hartley Guest-Voices in the new episode. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted Photo Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys” – the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – will take place at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, June 5. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, May 1, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, May 1, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2022

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, May 1, 2022! When Lois’ piano student, Alana, comes to work for the Griffins, Lois is initially glad for the help, until she realizes Alana’s intentions are more sinister than she thought in the all-new “All About Alana” episode. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode!

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, April 24, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, April 24, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, April 24, 2022! Sam Elliott Guest Voices on the upcoming rebroadcast. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

BMHC Presents MUSIC BY THE BOOK Live Conversation With Dr. Chris Washburne and Bobby  Photo BMHC Presents MUSIC BY THE BOOK Live Conversation With Dr. Chris Washburne and Bobby Sanabria
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

In recognition of April as Jazz Appreciation Month the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) hosts  a discussion with Dr. Chris Washburne and BMHC co-artistic director Bobby Sanabria  about Washburne's latest book, Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz. This discussion will focus on why this genre of jazz is deserving of more appreciation from the jazz world.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, April 10, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, April 10, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2022

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, April 10, 2022! Stewie takes drastic measures when he thinks he is diagnosed with terminal “cooties.” Meanwhile, Peter becomes infatuated with Bonnie’s cooking in the “Cootie & The Blowhard” episode. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, April 3, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of FAMILY GUY on FOX - Sunday, April 3, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2022

Get all the scoop on FAMILY GUY, airing on FOX on Sunday, April 3, 2022! Patton Oswalt Guest-Voices. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode!

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to La Mirada in April Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to La Mirada in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

La Mirada will present The Sound of Music beginning in April! The show stars Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as “Maria,” Christopher Carl (Broadway: South Pacific at Lincoln Center, Mamma Mia!) as “Captain von Trapp,” and Grammy nominee Suzanna Guzmán (The King and Iwith Yul Brynner, Bizet’s Carmen) as “Mother Abbess.'

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Benefit Staged Reading of MEASURE FOR MEAS Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Benefit Staged Reading of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

CSC will host a one-night-only benefit staged reading of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare, directed by Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler. This production will feature Christian Coulson (Harry Potter, The Hours, Mozart in the Jungle, Nashville) as Angelo and features a dynamic cast of the area’s extraordinary talent. 

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