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Whoopi Goldberg

Caryn Elaine Johnson, best known as Whoopi Goldberg is an American comedienne, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, author and talk show host.
Goldberg made her film debut in The Color Purple (1985), playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South. In 1990, she played Oda Mae Brown, a wacky psychic helping a slain man (Patrick Swayze) save his lover (Demi Moore) in the blockbuster Ghost for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Goldberg was the second black woman in the history of the Academy Awards to win an acting Oscar (the first being Hattie McDaniel who won for Gone With the Wind in 1939). Goldberg has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television. She was co-producer of the popular game show Hollywood Squares from 1998 to 2004. She has been the moderator of the daytime talk show The View since 2007. She is one of the few entertainers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award. In the 1990's, Goldberg was rumored to be the highest paid actress for her appearances in film.

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Whoopi Goldberg is preparing for

  • Wicked - Producer, Production Manager

    20:15, Sun 25th July 2021 - Thu 29th July 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
    21:00, Sun 1st August 2021 - Thu 5th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
    21:00, Sun 8th August 2021 - Thu 12th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Wicked is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a…

  • The Visit - Moby

    17:30, Sat 31st July 2021 - Wed 4th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    The Visit is a 1956 tragicomic play by Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

  • The Imaginary Invalid - Angelique

    17:45, Sun 1st August 2021 - Thu 5th August 2021 at Barbican Centre
    21:45, Sun 8th August 2021 - Thu 12th August 2021 at Barbican Centre
    21:00, Sun 15th August 2021 - Thu 19th August 2021 at Barbican Centre

    The Imaginary Invalid is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière with dance sequences and musical interludes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. It premiered on 10 February 1673 at the Théâ…

  • Miss Saigon - Tam

    22:15, Tue 10th August 2021 - Sat 14th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the…

  • The Government Inspector - Producer, Publicist

    21:00, Fri 20th August 2021 - Wed 25th August 2021 at Random Venue 12
    21:00, Fri 27th August 2021 - Wed 1st September 2021 at Random Venue 12
    21:00, Fri 3rd September 2021 - Wed 8th September 2021 at Random Venue 12

    The Government Inspector, also known as The Inspector General, is a satirical play by the Ukrainian-born Russian dramatist and novelist Nikolai Gogol. Originally published in 1836, the play was revised…

  • Hamlet - Fortinbras

    19:15, Fri 28th January 2022 - Tue 1st February 2022 at Globe Theatre, London

    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King…

  • Antigone - Antigone

    20:00, Sun 13th March 2022 - Thu 17th March 2022 at Random Venue 78

    Antigone is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC. Chronologically, it is the third of the three Theban plays but was written first. The play expands on the Theban legend that predated it…

  • The King and I - Harspichord

    23:15, Fri 22nd April 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre

    The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon, which deriv…

  • Into the Woods - Jack

    21:00, Sat 21st May 2022 - Tue 24th May 2022 at The Old Vic

    Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. It debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986, and premiered on Broadway in 1987. Bernadette…

  • Camelot - Sir Ozanna

    21:00, Sun 14th August 2022 - Thu 18th August 2022 at Savoy Theatre

    Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King.
    The original 1960 production,…

  • Gypsy: A Musical Fable - Louise

    20:15, Sun 16th October 2022 - Thu 20th October 2022 at Haymarket Theatre

    Gypsy is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents. Gypsy is loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and…

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