This past Wednesday, the night Broadway dimmed its lights in honor of Carol Channing, happened to be the 55th anniversary of the opening of “Hello, Dolly!” at the St. James Theatre. See More HERE
At a time when many theatrical productions are dazzling audiences with their use of new technologies, it’s important to remember that entertaining audiences isn’t all about “tech.” A great deal of any performer’s success relies on a magical combination of TEC (talent, empathy, and communication skills). The entertainment world got a poignant reminder of this with the recent death of Carol Channing at the age of 97. Read MORE
Not only did the late Carol Channing step into the world of The Bold and the Beautiful in 1993 as a guest star on the show, but Jeff Tracta (who played Thorne Forrester from 1989 to 1996) stepped into Channing’s world when he appeared on Broadway. Read MORE
Broadway legend Carol Channing passed away Tuesday (Jan. 15) at the age of 97. Best known for her starring role in Hello, Dolly, the actress was also a beloved ally to the LGBTQ community. Today, Caldwell Tidicue, best known as RuPaul’s Drag Race season 8 winner Bob the Drag Queen, tributes the iconic comedian. During his season of Drag Race, Tidicue won a challenge in which he impersonated Channing, and she thanked him through a video message on the season 8 finale. Read his touching salute HERE.