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Rip Taylor News

 
Date Of Birth:
January 13, 1934 (86)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
Bio:
Rip was one of television's most recognizable personalities. He was born in Washington DC becoming a Congressional Page as a teen until he served in the armed forces during the Korean War. He began entertaining during his time in the military and pursued it after he left, becoming known as th crying ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 13, 1934 (86)

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA

Bio:
Rip was one of television's most recognizable personalities. He was born in Washington DC becoming a Congressional Page as a teen until he served in the armed forces during the Korean War. He began entertaining during his time in the military and pursued it after he left, becoming known as th crying ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review: Vegas In Three Acts. From The Sublime To The Obscene To The Badonkadonk. Photo BWW Review: Vegas In Three Acts. From The Sublime To The Obscene To The Badonkadonk.
by Jonas Schwartz-Owen - Mar 4, 2020

And now, the Supermodel of the World, RuPaul Charles has transferred her fierce Drag Queens to the Flamingo Hotel to recreate her award-winning reality show RuPaul's Drag Race where the audience gets to be the judge.

BWW Review: Costumes, Comedy and Camp Come Together in
THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP at Th Photo BWW Review: Costumes, Comedy and Camp Come Together in THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP at The Repertory Theatre St. Louis
by Rob Levy - Feb 17, 2020

There is a lot to wig out about with The Rep's production of The Mystery of Irma Vep. A rapid-fire mélange of B-movie insanity and camp hijinks, it is a throwback to a time when bawdy and raucous theater was a rebellious sign of the times.

Fans & Famous Join Sid & Marty Krofft to Unveil Walk of Fame Star Photo Fans & Famous Join Sid & Marty Krofft to Unveil Walk of Fame Star
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

An estimated 150 fans camped out in front of the Funco Store on Hollywood Blvd to be on hand to help celebrate the careers of SID & MARTY KROFFT with a star on the world famous Hollywood Walk of Stars.

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Tries to Rock Hollywood at the Bourbon Room Photo BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Tries to Rock Hollywood at the Bourbon Room
by Harker Jones - Jan 15, 2020

BWW Review: @ROCKOFAGESHollywood Tries to Rock Hollywood at the Bourbon Room

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2019 Photo Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2019
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2020

2019 has come and gone, and we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year.

Photo Flash: Rip Taylor Memorial Pays Homage With Laughter Photo Photo Flash: Rip Taylor Memorial Pays Homage With Laughter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

On Sunday, Nov 24th, an eclectic group gathered to pay homage with laughter to the memory of The Prince or Pandemonium, The Master of Mayhem, The Crying Comedian, The King of Camp and Confetti, Star of Screen (large and small), Broadway & Vegas Stage ... RIP TAYLOR

Photo Coverage: Remembering Rip Taylor Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Rip Taylor
by Walter McBride - Oct 27, 2019

On October 6, BroadwayWorld was sad to report that Rip Taylor died. Today, we're remembering him by taking a look back into our photo archives.

Hell in a Handbag's Announces Annual Benefit THE RIP NELSON CELEBRITY ROAST Photo Hell in a Handbag's Announces Annual Benefit THE RIP NELSON CELEBRITY ROAST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions' presents its annual benefit, THE RIP NELSON CELEBRITY ROAST on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 6 - 11 pm at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W. Foster Ave. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.

Video Roundup: A Look Back on Rip Taylor's Television Appearances Photo Video Roundup: A Look Back on Rip Taylor's Television Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld recently reported that Rip Taylor, known for his appearances on both stage and screen died on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 84 in Beverly Hills CA. We're taking a look back on Taylor's career with a flashback to some of his moments on television.

Star of Stage and Screen Rip Taylor Dies Photo Star of Stage and Screen Rip Taylor Dies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that Rip Taylor, known for his appearances on both stage and screen died on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 84 in Beverly Hills CA.

Charter Oak Cultural Center Presents Seth Rudetsky's Big Fat 70s Variety Show Photo Charter Oak Cultural Center Presents Seth Rudetsky's Big Fat 70s Variety Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Charter Oak Cultural Center presents Sirius XM host, Broadway star, accompanist and author Seth Rudetsky in his groovylicious Seth's Big Fat 70s Variety Show on Thursday, October 3 at 7pm. Charter Oak Cultural Center is located at 21 Charter Oak Avenue in downtown Hartford.

Photo Coverage: Judy Gold & Chipper Lowell - Magic and Comedy Have A Head On Collisio Photo Photo Coverage: Judy Gold & Chipper Lowell - Magic and Comedy Have A Head On Collision
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 16, 2019

Judy Gold and Chipper Lowell were booked in the same show at Valencia Shores last night and the impact from this comedic evening had the audience laughing hysterically at both their acts till it hurt.

LA's Next Great Stage Star Announced Photo LA's Next Great Stage Star Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

'LAs Next Great Stage Star is more than a competition - it is an experience, deeply felt and expressed by these super-talented young people who are the new faces of our business. If this is any indication, the future of theatre is in good hands!!' - Multi-Million selling recording artist and author, Sam Harris

Stage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage Star Photo Stage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage Star
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

On August 27th, the Debbie Reynolds Main stage at the historic El Portal Theater will host the 12th annual LA's Next Great Stage Star(R), following a six week competition.  Creator, Michael Sterling, along with his Co-Executive Producer and Co-Sponsor, Barbara Van Orden, are proud to offer this annual opportunity to talented individuals seeking to spotlight their abilities. Presented by Princess Cruises LA's Next Great Stage Star(R) is the only competition of its kind in the Western United States.

The Gateway Announces MEMPHIS Photo The Gateway Announces MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Broadway's smash hit musicalMemphis, winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Orchestrations, will open at The Gateway on July 6th and run through July 21st with preview performances on July 5th.

Photo Flash:  Sid and Marty Krofft to Visit Comic-Con San Diego Photo Photo Flash: Sid and Marty Krofft to Visit Comic-Con San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Sid & Marty Krofft received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 45th Daytime Emmys and are coming back to Comic-Con. After producing 73 episodes of MUTT & STUFF for Nickelodeon, the legendary producers have just produced two 1-hour MUTT & STUFF specials, and are preparing for the MUTT & STUFF LIVE Tour. Come hear showbiz stories and tales from the 1970s all the way through to the present day.  In an exclusive for Comic-Con, Sid & Marty will give audience members details on a brand new project for grownups that uses ALL their iconic characters from ALL their shows. Its big. Its exciting. And its exclusive for Comic Con! Emmy Award winning actress and Daytime Emmy Social Media Hostess, Carolyn Hennesy, known for 'Rosalyn Harris' on HBO series True Blood, and 'Diane Miller' on ABC'S General Hospital, will be moderating!  (Room 23ABC)

Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out in Support of LGBTQ Community and to Honor Stephanie  Photo Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out in Support of LGBTQ Community and to Honor Stephanie Beatriz and Julie Newmar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

President/Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, along with Council Member Mitch O'Farrell and Board President Esteban Montemayor of Christopher Street West, kicked off Pride weekend with the annual 'Real to Reel' exhibit that shines the spotlight on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) community in television and film through the decades. This year's event also feature a special recognition with The Future of Hollywood Award presented to actress Stephanie Beatriz and the Legacy Award to TONY Award winning actress, Julie Newmar.

Legendary Comedian Don Rickles Dies at Age 90; Rip Taylor & More React
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Legendary comedian Don Rickles, best known for his abrasive, insulting brand of humor, has passed away at the age of 90.

Hollywood and Theatre Stars React to the Passing of Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Just yesterday BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Carrie Fisher, best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia Organa, died after suffering a heart attack. She was 60.

Regional Roundup: 'Tis the Season! Top 10 Holiday Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/2; BLACK NATIVITY in DC, A CHRISTMAS CAROL in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few.

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