Thursday, November 18, 2010
Liza Minnelli returning to stage
NY City Buzz Examiner
Legendary Liza Minnelli will be returning to the stage after a short absence. A bout with bronchial pneumonia took Liza Minnelli away from her fans but it seems she has made a full recovery. She will start performing again on Saturday, November 20 in Staten Island at the St. George Theater.
Liza Minnelli appeared on Today to discuss her recovery and return to stage. Her CD Confessions was universally acclaimed after its release in September. Much of Minelli's program will include material from Confessions.
According to Broadway World, Liza Minnelli will make further appearances in the Dominican Republic on November 22 then Tucson, Arizona on December 3 and San Francisco, California on December 5 before continuing to Indiana. New Yorkers look forward to Liza Minnelli's returning performance in Staten Island.
Recently Liza Minnelli was spotted in New York attending a ribbon cutting ceremony. She was there for the grand re-opening of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science Theater at the Lighthouse Cinema. Liza arrived with fellow Hollywood star Arlene Dahl to support the opening of the East 59th Street cinema.
According to the Daily Mail, property developer and film Fan Charle Cohen paid to rebuild the theater. It is now official open again to the public. Cohen stated about the theater founded in 1905, “After four months of construction, it's now the best-looking, best-sounding screening venue in the city.”
Liza Minnelli is a singer and actress known for performances in film and on stage. Dramatic performances include New York, New York, The Sterile Cuckoo and Cabaret, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress. Minnelli toured internationally in shows such as Liza Live from Radio City Music Hall. Minnelli won three Tony Awards, an Oscar, an Emmy Award, two Golden Globes and a Grammy Legend Award with many other honors and philanthropic contributions.