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Whoopi Goldberg

 
Date Of Death:
November 30, -0001 (???)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Born and raised in New York City, Whoopi worked in theatre and improvisation in San Diego and the Bay Area, where she performed with the Blake Street Hawkeyes theatre troupe. It was there that she created the characters which became "The Spook Show" and evolved into her hit Broadway show, Grammy ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 13, 1955
Date of Death: November 30, -0001 (0)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Born and raised in New York City, Whoopi worked in theatre and improvisation in San Diego and the Bay Area, where she performed with the Blake Street Hawkeyes theatre troupe. It was there that she created the characters which became "The Spook Show" and evolved into her hit Broadway show, Grammy ... (read complete bio)
Jump To Your Feet With SISTER ACT At Starlight Theatre, August 16-21 Photo Jump To Your Feet With SISTER ACT At Starlight Theatre, August 16-21
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

REJOICE with the uplifting musical Sister Act playing August 16-21 at Starlight Theatre. Don't miss the powerful gospel music and outstanding dancing that will have you jumping to your feet with joy!

The Rep Kicks Off New Season With HOUSE OF JOY By Madhuri Shekar, August 26- Septembe Photo The Rep Kicks Off New Season With HOUSE OF JOY By Madhuri Shekar, August 26- September 18
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is set to kick off its thrilling 2022-2023 mainstage season with the highly-anticipated House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar. Preview performances begin Friday, August 26, officially opening Friday, September 2 and running through September 18, 2022 at the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts.

THE VIEW Names Ana Navarro & Alyssa Farah Griffin as New Co-Hosts Photo THE VIEW Names Ana Navarro & Alyssa Farah Griffin as New Co-Hosts
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022

Communications strategist Alyssa Farah Griffin joins the table as co-host in the conservative seat, and a familiar face to “The View” audience, Ana Navarro, has been officially named co-host. The two Republican co-hosts will join moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines on The View panel.

New Tickets Are on Sale in Sydney For RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Photo New Tickets Are on Sale in Sydney For RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

New tickets are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella which will waltz into Sydney's Lyric Theatre in October. Pre-sales for tickets up to 8 January 2023 have begun and general public sales commence Friday 5 August.

Review Roundup: SISTER ACT at the Eventim Apollo Photo Review Roundup: SISTER ACT at the Eventim Apollo
by Review Roundups - Jul 28, 2022

SISTER ACT is now open at London's Eventim Apollo, where it runs through 28 August. Jennifer Saunders stars as 'Mother Superior' alongside Beverley Knight as 'Deloris Van Cartier', Keala Settle as 'Sister Mary Patrick', Lesley Joseph as 'Sister Mary Lazarus', Clive Rowe as 'Eddie Souther' and Lizzie Bea as 'Sister Mary Robert'. Check out what the critics are saying!

Photos: Inside Press Night For SISTER ACT at London's Eventim Apollo, Starring Jenni Photo Photos: Inside Press Night For SISTER ACT at London's Eventim Apollo, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Beverley Knight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

All new images have been released from the press performance of SISTER ACT at London’s Eventim Apollo. Check out the photos here!

TILL to Premiere at the 60th New York Film Festival on Emmett Till's 81st Birthday Photo TILL to Premiere at the 60th New York Film Festival on Emmett Till's 81st Birthday
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022

Till stars Danielle Deadwyler (Mamie Till Mobley), Jalyn Hall (Emmett Till), Frankie Faison (John Carthan), Haley Bennett (Carolyn Bryant), Sean Patrick Thomas (Gene Mobley), John Douglas Thompson (Moses Wright) and Whoopi Goldberg (Alma Carthan). Till is an emotional and cinematic film about the story of Mamie Till Mobley’s pursuit of justice.

VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg, Danielle Deadwyler & More Star in TILL Trailer Photo VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg, Danielle Deadwyler & More Star in TILL Trailer
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022

From director Chinonye Chukwu (Clemency), comes the true story of Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley, and a mother’s fight for justice. TILL stars Danielle Deadwyler as Mamie Till Mobley and Jalyn Hall as Emmett Till, also starring Frankie Faison, Haley Bennett, and Whoopi Goldberg. Watch the new trailer now!

Review: SISTER ACT at Matthews Playhouse Photo Review: SISTER ACT at Matthews Playhouse
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jul 22, 2022

We may have underestimated Cheri and Bill Steinkellner's musical adaptation of Paul Rudnick's SISTER ACT screenplay, moving the action from Vegas to Philly and making the show more character-driven. It actually works better on the smaller community theater stage at Matthews Playhouse than the big stage productions we've previously seen.

VIDEO: First Look at All New Footage From SISTER ACT, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Kea Photo VIDEO: First Look at All New Footage From SISTER ACT, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Keala Settle and Beverley Knight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2022

All new show footage has been released for SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL in London, which opened at the Eventim Apollo last night (Tuesday 19 July). Check out the video here!

The Prince Fellowship Announces 2022 Fellows Photo The Prince Fellowship Announces 2022 Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announced that Jamila Ponton Bragg has been awarded The Prince Fellowship and Cynthia L. Dorsey has been awarded the Prince/TTLP Fellowship. 

Photos: First Look at Jennifer Saunders, Beverley Knight, Keala Settle & More in SIST Photo Photos: First Look at Jennifer Saunders, Beverley Knight, Keala Settle & More in SISTER ACT at London's Eventim Apollo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

Production images have been released ahead of SISTER ACT opening at London’s Eventim Apollo (19 July – 28 August). Jennifer Saunders will star as ‘Mother Superior’ alongside Beverley Knight as ‘Deloris Van Cartier’, Keala Settle as ‘Sister Mary Patrick’, Lesley Joseph as ‘Sister Mary Lazarus’, and more. Get a first look at photos here!

Final Tickets On Sale This Week For CINDERELLA at QPAC Next Month Photo Final Tickets On Sale This Week For CINDERELLA at QPAC Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

Final tickets are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella which will waltz into Brisbane's Lyric Theatre, QPAC next month on 5 August for a limited season. Pre-sales for tickets up to 3 September are available now and general public sales from Friday 15 July.

Wake Up With BWW 7/8: Broadway Dates For & JULIET, THE COLLABORATION, and ALMOST FAMO Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/8: Broadway Dates For & JULIET, THE COLLABORATION, and ALMOST FAMOUS
by - Jul 8, 2022

Broadway dates have been set for & Juliet, The Collaboration, and Almost Famous! All three shows are set to begin performances this fall. Plus, Hillary Clinton stops by POTUS, and more!

VIDEO: Eva Noblezada Leads LUCK Animated Film Trailer Photo VIDEO: Eva Noblezada Leads LUCK Animated Film Trailer
by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

Apple Original Films’ “Luck” features the voice talents of stars Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Noblezada, Simon Pegg, Flula Borg, Colin O’Donoghue, John Ratzenberger and Adelynn Spoon. The animated feature is directed by Peggy Holmes from a screenplay by Kiel Murray. Watch the trailer for the new film now!

Video: Halle Bailey Wraps Filming On THE COLOR PURPLE Movie with A Gift From Oprah! Photo Video: Halle Bailey Wraps Filming On THE COLOR PURPLE Movie with A Gift From Oprah!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

The Color Purple musical movie is currently currently being filmed in Georgia and this week, young star, Halle Bailey, wrapped her portion of filming, celebrating with a sweet gift from producer, Oprah Winfrey. Watch the video!

Julie Benko & Holt McAllany to Join Steven Brinberg's SIMPLY BARBRA at Chelsea Table  Photo Julie Benko & Holt McAllany to Join Steven Brinberg's SIMPLY BARBRA at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present “Simply Barbra” written and performed by Steven Brinberg, to celebrate Barbra Streisand’s landmark 80th Birthday on Monday, July 18 at 7:00 PM.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SISTER ACT, Opening in London Next Month Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SISTER ACT, Opening in London Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022

Jennifer Saunders stars as ‘Mother Superior’ alongside Beverley Knight as ‘Deloris Van Cartier’, Keala Settle as ‘Sister Mary Patrick’, Lesley Joseph as ‘Sister Mary Lazarus’, Clive Rowe as ‘Eddie Souther’ and Lizzie Bea as ‘Sister Mary Robert’.

William Way LGBT Community Center Announces Memorial Exhibition and Telecast Photo William Way LGBT Community Center Announces Memorial Exhibition and Telecast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The William Way LGBT Community Center and artist/entrepreneur Alex Stadler have teamed up to collaborate on a special exhibition and public memorial service for those lost in the early AIDS pandemic in the city of Philadelphia.

Photos: See Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry & More at the Apollo Theater's Spring Benefi Photo Photos: See Whoopi Goldberg, Tyler Perry & More at the Apollo Theater's Spring Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The Apollo Theater had a huge night during their annual Spring Benefit  raising a record-breaking $3.7 million including a $500,000  gift from Tyler Perry who made the surprise announcement during his acceptance speech for the Impact Award presented by Academy AwardŸ winner and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg. Check out photos!

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