Whoopi Goldberg News

 
Date of Birth: November 13, 1955 (63)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Iliza Shlesinger Joins Lineup of 'Garden of Laughs'Iliza Shlesinger Joins Lineup of 'Garden of Laughs'
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) and the Garden of Dreams Foundation announced today that comedian Iliza Shlesinger has joined the lineup of Garden of Laughs, presented by Delta Air Lines. Shlesinger joins a celebrated lineup that will include performances by Jerry Seinfeld along withBill Burr, Michael Che, John Mulaney, Brian Regan and Jon Stewart. The 2019 Garden of Laughs will be hosted by Steve Schirripa and will take place at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 8:00 p.m., with all net proceeds going directly to Garden of Dreams. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

American Masters – Charley Pride: I'm Just Me will make its PBS network premiere Friday, Feb. 22 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings), and begin streaming at pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps on Saturday, Feb. 23. (more...)

Additional Actors Join The Rotating Cast For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIMAdditional Actors Join The Rotating Cast For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the beginning of March for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be: (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 2/18-2/22Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 2/18-2/22
by TV Scoop - Feb 15, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 2/18-2/22! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual GalaAmas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE TEMPEST at Pittsburgh Public is a Dream Within a DreamBWW REVIEW: THE TEMPEST at Pittsburgh Public is a Dream Within a Dream
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 11, 2019

Don't think too hard about the symbolism or implications of the framing device here- just let Marya Sea Kaminski's all-female nautical fantasy sweep you away. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL Makes A Date With Storyhouse This MarchGHOST THE MUSICAL Makes A Date With Storyhouse This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Bill Kenwright's "beautiful" and "spectacular" production of Ghost - The Musical is back on tour across the UK. (more...)

Amas Premieres Musical VICTORY TRAIN in Staged Readings Ft. Judy McLane and MoreAmas Premieres Musical VICTORY TRAIN in Staged Readings Ft. Judy McLane and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab, in association with LaVie Productions, will present staged readings of Victory Train, a new musical, with book, music and lyrics by David Buskin and Jake Holmes. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

59E59 Theaters presents the New York premiere of SMART BLONDE written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn. (more...)

Jaime Cepero, Dane Terry, Julian Fleisher And More Join Justin Sayre's QUEER REVOLUTION LIVE! At Joe's PubJaime Cepero, Dane Terry, Julian Fleisher And More Join Justin Sayre's QUEER REVOLUTION LIVE! At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Celebrated performer and writer Justin Sayre will debut his new variety show "Queer Revolution Live!" at Joe's Pub on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10 at 9:30 PM. Saturday's program will features special guests Jaime Cepero, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Angela Di Carlo, Eric Schmalenberger, and Dane Terry, while Sunday includes Julian Fleisher, Daphne Only, Matt Knife, and Paul Solieau. (more...)

HB Studio to Celebrate 100 Years of Uta HagenHB Studio to Celebrate 100 Years of Uta Hagen
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

HB Studio, one of New York's original acting studios, has announced UTA HAGEN at 100, a series of special events and workshops celebrating the centenary of its master teacher, the legendary actress and activist Uta Hagen. UTA HAGEN at 100, honoring the three-time Tony Award winning actress and her legacy as a pioneering theater artist, activist and master teacher of HB Studio, will kick off on Monday, February 25 with a series of centennial events. The celebration will culminate on Monday, June 10 with a centennial gala honoring the actress, whose 100th birthday is Wednesday, June 12. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Comienzan las audiciones de GHOST, EL MUSICAL en MadridPHOTO FLASH: Comienzan las audiciones de GHOST, EL MUSICAL en Madrid
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - Feb 6, 2019

Let's Go sera la encargada de traer este musical a la capital el proximo mes de Octubre. (more...)

BWW TV: Comienzan los castings de GHOST en MadridBWW TV: Comienzan los castings de GHOST en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 6, 2019

Ya estan en marcha las audiciones para el nuevo musical de LetsGo en la Gran Via madrileña. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Celebrated performer and writer Justin Sayre will debut his new variety show "Queer Revolution Live!" at Joe's Pub on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10 at 9:30 PM. Saturday's program will features special guests Jaime Cepero, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Angela Di Carlo, Eric Schmalenberger, and Dane Terry, while Sunday includes Julian Fleisher, Daphne Only, Matt Knife, and Paul Solieau. Additional guests will be announced next week. Tracy Stark will serve as music director. Justin Sayre's "Queer Revolution Live!" is a new showcase for queer talent from uptown, downtown and beyond. The two nights will showcase comedy, music, theater and more from the most fabulous performers in New York. Tickets are available HERE. (more...)

Awkwafina, Chris Evans, Tina Fey Among First Round of Presenters for THE OSCARSAwkwafina, Chris Evans, Tina Fey Among First Round of Presenters for THE OSCARS
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The first round of Oscars 2019 presenters was announced this morning by Oscars 2019 producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss. To help honor the incredible slate of Oscars 2019 nominees???????—from blockbusters to independent films—and embrace the diversity of the global movie-going audience, 13 stars were added to the list of presenters. Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, and Constance Wu will be taking the Oscar stage as presenters LIVE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 8e|5p on ABC. In addition, it was announced that Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic will perform during the Oscars 2019 'In Memoriam' segment. (more...)

Robert Bannon To Bring UNFINISHED BUSINESS: THE SEQUEL To NJRobert Bannon To Bring UNFINISHED BUSINESS: THE SEQUEL To NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Following his sold out show this summer at the Triad Theater in NYC, Robert Bannon brings his new one man concert event, 'Unfinished Business: The Sequel' to NJ this March. He will be accompanied by John Urban on piano. The event will take place over two days, March 2nd and 3rd, at Peak PAC in Ridgefield NJ. (more...)

Amanda Seales And Matt Bellassai Sixth Show Added To Laughfest 2019 LineupAmanda Seales And Matt Bellassai Sixth Show Added To Laughfest 2019 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Gilda's LaughFest today announced the addition of comedian Amanda Seales, who will perform on March 9 at 8pm at the Fountain Street Church as well as a sixth show for Matt Bellassai on Sunday, March 10 at 9pm. Tickets for the shows are on sale at laughfestgr.org, ticketmaster.com (search LaughFest) and the Van Andel Arena & DeVos Place Box Offices. (more...)

Kate Walsh, Beth Malone Among Latest Guests Announced for NASSIMKate Walsh, Beth Malone Among Latest Guests Announced for NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the middle of February for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be: (more...)

IT'S MAGIC! America's Greatest Magicians Join. Forces At The McCallum To Boggle The MindIT'S MAGIC! America's Greatest Magicians Join. Forces At The McCallum To Boggle The Mind
by David Green - Jan 24, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents the all new annual edition of "It's Magic!" on Sunday, February 17, at 3:00pm. For this year's "It's Magic!", producers Milt Larsen and Terry Hill have gathered stars of magic who are international magic award winners, headliners in Las Vegas, and who have performed on television and internationally. (more...)

JAG Productions Shines Spotlight On Black Female Playwrights In 3rd Annual JAGfestJAG Productions Shines Spotlight On Black Female Playwrights In 3rd Annual JAGfest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2019

Every February for the past two years, JAG Productions has invited African-American theatre artists to spend a week in White River Junction, Vermont to further the development of a new play or solo performance. Over the course of the one-week residency, three-five projects receive an intensive workshop, constructive feedback, and a staged reading for the public at Briggs Opera House! (more...)

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