Tag Archives: Liza Minnelli

BRITAIN: Producer David Gest, Former Husband Of Liza Minnelli, Found Dead In London Hotel

The BBC reports: Music producer and reality television star David Gest has died in a London hotel aged 62, a statement from his friend says. Gest, who was 62 years old, passed away at the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf. His friend and former bodyguard Imad Handi confirmed the news in a statement. “It is with great sadness that ...

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Liza To Return to London Paladium

Britain’s Pride Life reports: Last summer, Liza Minnelli was forced to cancel her only scheduled UK appearance on the advice of doctors, leaving many of her British fans fearing that they may never get to see this living, breathing, all-singing, all-dancing icon in the flesh. Imagine the excitement, then, upon hearing that Minnelli, now 70, plans to return to these ...

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Liza With A Tree

Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS has issued this year’s fundraising holiday ornament. The zeventh ornament in our Broadway Legends ornament series—yes, that’s seventh with a “z”—is the beloved Broadway superstar Liza Minnelli! Draped in a sexy red sequined outfit, our Liza conjures up her signature 1970s Halston look when she won her second Tony Award® for The Act. With ...

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BROOKLYN: Liza And Rosie Join Cyndi Lauper For Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

During last night’s concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Cyndi Lauper prefaced a song from Kinky Boots by mentioning that she has now won a Grammy, an Emmy, and a Tony, a status known as GET. Lauper noted that the night’s headliner, Cher, has EGO status as she’s won an Emmy, a Grammy, and an Oscar.  Following the Kinky Boots number, ...

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Tired Old Queen at the Movies #123

Clip recap: Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey give iconic, Oscar winning performances in Bob Fosse’s brilliant CABARET (1972). The plot deals with a tragic affair between a would-be novelist and a cabaret chanteuse, set against the decadence of pre-Nazi Berlin in the early 1930’s. Based on the writings of Christopher Isherwood, shot on location in Berlin and adapted from the ...

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Liza Joins NOH8 Campaign

Via press release, Liza’s message: “Here’s what I believe … no shame, no blame, no guilt. Be happy. And be who you are. I love you.” [Photo credit: Adam Bouska courtesy of NOH8 Campaign.]

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Cabaret Cast Reunites For Today Show

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is the 40th anniversary deluxe Blu-ray reissue of Cabaret, which goes on sale nationwide on February 5th. Bob Fosse’s ground-breaking Oscar®-winning musical drama starring Liza Minnelli (Arthur, The Sterile Cuckoo), Michael York (the Austin Powers films), Joel Grey (TV’s “Oz”), Helmut Griem, and Marisa Berenson (I am Love). Flamboyant and eccentric ...

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Cyndi Lauper Hosts Online Celebrity Auction To Benefit LGBT Causes

Via press release: Long-time civil rights advocate and artist Cyndi Lauper has rallied an impressive list of stars from music and entertainment to help kick off the 2012 True Colors Summer Charity Auction to benefit the True Colors Fund’s work in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality. Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Lady Gaga, Anderson Cooper, Jason Mraz, Ricky ...

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Forty Years Of Cabaret

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Photo Of The Day

Gothamist reports: “To raise awareness for World AIDS Day, which is tomorrow, December 1, 2010, amfAR ambassadors Liza Minnelli and Cheyenne Jackson, amfAR chairman Kenneth Cole and fashion designer and Project Runway runner-up Mondo Guerra rang the opening bell this morning at the New York Stock Exchange.”

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Broadway Friday

-Liza Minnelli will release a new album titled Confessions in September. The CD will come in two versions. The track listing for the extended 15-cut deluxe edition is here. The album’s producer has not yet been named. -Christine Ricci makes her Broadway debut in Time Stands Still when it reopens on Broadway in September. Laura Linney will rejoin the cast ...

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Judy’s Cream Of Wheat

This is some pretty amazing vocal impression and video work by the Punchy Players, two guys named Jeff and Chris. (Tipped by JMG reader Fred)

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FLASHBACK: Liza & Chita Do Dinah

We need some gay-ass fabulosity up in this here joint today. Via Broadway World’s Pat Cerasaro: A fantastically fun moment from The Dinah Shore show in which Liza Minnelli performs “Nowadays” from CHICAGO alongside the songwriters who wrote it, John Kander and Fred Ebb. The mutual affection they feel for each other is palpable, but the clip reaches new heights ...

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Liza & Aretha Do Snickers Ad

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Sen. Ruben Diaz Has TWO Gay Brothers (And Loves Liza Minnelli )

How have we missed knowing that NY Sen. Ruben Diaz has two gay brothers? New York Magazine also reports that Diaz is a huge fan of Liza Minnelli and got visibly choked up when she performed the classic paean to drag, What Makes a Man a Man?, while attending a show with “one of his closest friends,” a co-founder of ...

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Judy Garland: Still Dead

Liza Minnelli lives a couple of blocks from me and I see her on the street once or twice a year, usually out shopping. Once I saw her leaving a Chinese joint on 2nd Avenue. She seems to be able to walk around unmolested by fans, at least on the Upper East Side. Still, you have to laugh at the ...

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