Susan Lucci, Kathy Brier, Jason Tam To Perform At Broadway Cares

ABC-TV’s annual fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will be held in March at Town Hall.Entitled “ABC & SOAPnet Salute Broadway Cares,” the star studded concert is scheduled for March 9 at 8 PM. Cameron Mathison will host.

Actors from such ABC daytime shows as “All My Children,” “One Life to Live” and “General Hospital” will offer musical numbers and skits. Confirmed talent currently includes Emmy Award winner Susan Lucci; Melissa Claire Egan, Bobbie Eakes, Ricky Paull Goldin, Vincent Irizarry, Chrishell Stause, Aiden Turner, Darnell Williams, Walt Willey and Jacob Young from “All My Children”; Kristen Alderson, BethAnn Bonner, Kathy Brier, Scott Clifton, Kassie DePaiva, Mark Lawson, Hillary B. Smith, Jason Tam and Brittany Underwood from “One Life to Live”; and Bradford Anderson, Anthony Geary and Kimberly McCullough from “General Hospital.”

Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney-ABC Television Group, said in a recent statement, “The annual ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids benefit was created as a way for us to give back to the community and support a great organization. This event also provides a unique outlet to extend our brand while providing our loyal viewers the opportunity to see their favorite stars perform live on Broadway.”

To date the ABC fundraisers have raised a total of one million dollars for the charitable organization.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the nation’s largest industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. Since its founding in 1988 the organization has distributed over $150 million for services for people with AIDS, HIV or HIV-related illnesses.

Tickets, sponsorship opportunities and online contests are available by visiting http://www.broadwaycares.org.

Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street.

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Ricardo Montalbon Theatre Hosts Luisa Fernanda

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre hosts a production of Luisa Fernanda. Federico Moreno Torroba’s 1932 show is one of the last and greatest examples of the zarzuela, a traditional Spanish form which blends operatic grandeur with dramatic musical theatre. Luisa Fernanda tells a story of romance set against the backdrop of the popular 1868 uprising against the Queen of Spain.

For more information: Ricardo Montalbon Theatre
For Tickets:Luisa Fernanda

Friday Night Lights Returns To NBC

The brilliant but cancelled series returns to NBC for a third season starting Friday, January 16 after the series spent it’s sophomore season on Direct TV. The series stars Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton.

30 ROCK MAD MEN WIN GOLDEN GLOBES


Tina Fey and “30 Rock” continue to dominate the awards cuircit by winning big at the Golden Globes winning in the television comedy categories. Below are a complete list of nominees:

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Mad Men

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
30 Rock

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Anna Paquin, True Blood

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Tina Fey, 30 Rock

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
John Adams

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Paul Giamatti, John Adams

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Laura Linney, John Adams

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Tom Wilkinson, John Adams

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Laura Dern, Recount

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE WINS BIG AT GOLDEN GLOBES

The big winners at tonight’s Golden Globe Awards were Heath Ledger who won a posthumous award for the role as The Joker , Mickey Rourke for The Wrestler and Kate Winslet who won two statuettes for The Reader and Revolutionary Road. Indian film “Slumdog Millionaire” became the little picture that could at last night’s Golden Globes Awards. It went four for four, winning best picture drama, director, screenplay and musical score.

In the television category, “30 Rock” won Best TV Series (Musical or Comedy) and Best Actress and Actor in a Comedy for Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin, while New York-set “Mad Men” won best TV Drama.

Double nominee Kate Winslet became a double winner after five previous nominations.

“Excuse me, I have a habit of not winning things,” a breathless Winslet said her first time onstage, for Best Supporting Actress for “The Reader.” Returning to collect Best Actress (Drama) for “Revolutionary Road,” Winslet wailed, “Oh, god, here’s the other one!”

Rourke, said during his win for The Wrestler, “It’s been a very long road back for me,” Rourke said. “Several years ago I was almost out of this business.”

Legandary film director Woody Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” won Best Picture (Musical or Comedy.)

Bruce Springsteen won Best Song, for his theme to “The Wrestler.”

“Slumdog” was top dog, winning Best Picture (Drama), Director, Screenplay and Best Original Score.

Musical or Comedy Best Actor went to Colin Farrell for “In Bruges.” and Best Actress to Sally Hawkins for “Happy-Go-Lucky.”

“Wall-E” won Best Animated Film. “Waltz With Bashir” won Best Foreign-Language Film.
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Golden Globe Fashions

Miley Cyrus

Megan Fox

Kate Winslet

Freida Pinto and Dev Patel

Drew Barrymoore

Demi Moore