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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

  • Hello, Dolly! - Reeds

    20:30, Sun 5th July 2020 - Thu 9th July 2020 at Random Venue 55

    Hello, Dolly! is a musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Match…

  • American Idiot - Reeds

    20:30, Sun 12th July 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    American Idiot is a one-act, through-sung stage musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot. After a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009, the show moved…

  • God of Carnage - Sound Designer

    20:15, Fri 31st July 2020 - Thu 6th August 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    21:00, Fri 7th August 2020 - Thu 13th August 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    22:45, Fri 14th August 2020 - Thu 20th August 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    God of Carnage is a play by Yasmina Reza. It is about two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the…

  • Cyrano de Bergerac - Set Designer

    13:45, Fri 2nd October 2020 - Wed 7th October 2020 at Haymarket Theatre
    15:30, Fri 9th October 2020 - Wed 14th October 2020 at Haymarket Theatre
    12:00, Fri 16th October 2020 - Wed 21st October 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    Cyrano de Bergerac is a play written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand. Although there was a real Cyrano de Bergerac, the play is a fictionalization of his life that follows the broad outlines of it.
    The entire…

  • The Merry Wives of Windsor - Costume Designer

    20:30, Fri 2nd October 2020 - Wed 7th October 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare, first published in 1602, though believed to have been written prior to 1597. It features the fat knight Sir John Falstaff. Though nominally…

  • Sunday in the Park with George - Jules

    19:45, Sun 25th October 2020 - Thu 29th October 2020 at Random Venue 35

    Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical was inspired by the painting "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande…

  • Le Cid - Director

    21:45, Sun 13th December 2020 - Thu 17th December 2020 at London Palladium

    Le Cid is a tragicomedy written by Pierre Corneille and published in 1636. It is based on the legend of El Cid.
    The play followed Corneille's first true tragedy, Médée, produced in 1635. An enormous…

  • The Government Inspector - Technical Director

    20:45, Sat 3rd April 2021 - Tue 6th April 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    20:30, Sat 10th April 2021 - Tue 13th April 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    20:30, Sat 17th April 2021 - Tue 20th April 2021 at Gielgud Theatre

    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…

  • Grease - Doody

    20:30, Sat 10th April 2021 - Thu 15th April 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. The musical is named for the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers. The musical, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell…

  • Kiss Me, Kate - Bill Calhoun

    20:30, Sat 17th April 2021 at The Old Vic
    20:45, Tue 20th April 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre
    23:30, Thu 22nd April 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    15:30, Sat 24th April 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:45, Tue 27th April 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    20:30, Thu 29th April 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Sun 2nd May 2021 at Barbican Centre
    20:30, Tue 4th May 2021 at The Old Vic
    20:45, Fri 7th May 2021 at Globe Theatre, London
    14:30, Mon 10th May 2021 at The Old Vic

    Kiss Me, Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage…

  • Cats - Griddlebone

    21:00, Fri 23rd April 2021 - Mon 26th April 2021 at Barbican Centre
    20:15, Fri 30th April 2021 - Mon 3rd May 2021 at Barbican Centre
    21:00, Fri 7th May 2021 - Mon 10th May 2021 at Barbican Centre

    Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they…

  • The Tempest - Antonio

    20:45, Fri 9th July 2021 - Tue 13th July 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–11, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone. It is set on a remote island, where…

  • All's Well That Ends Well - Lafew

    18:30, Tue 3rd August 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre
    20:45, Thu 5th August 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    21:00, Fri 6th August 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Sat 7th August 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Sun 8th August 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    20:45, Tue 10th August 2021 at Globe Theatre, London
    20:30, Fri 13th August 2021 at Globe Theatre, London
    20:15, Sat 14th August 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    20:45, Mon 16th August 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare. It is traditionally believed to have been written between 1604 and 1605, and was originally published in the First Folio in 1623.
    Though origi…

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