Rosie O'Donnell to Play Town Hall

News   Rosie O'Donnell to Play Town Hall Emmy Award winner Rosie O'Donnell, who will host a new talk show for OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network, will go it solo at Town Hall next month.

The actress-comic will play the Manhattan venue Nov. 5 at 8 PM. The evening is being produced by the New York Comedy Festival. Rosie O'Donnell made her Broadway debut as Rizzo in the 1994 revival of Grease!, played a limited engagement as the Cat in the Hat in the Ahrens-Flaherty musical Seussical, and portrayed Golde in the recent revival of Fiddler on the Roof. The performer also spent some time on the other side of the footlights as producer of the Broadway version of Boy George's Taboo.

O'Donnell rose to fame as a stand-up comic before landing roles in such films as "A League of Their Own," "Sleepless in Seattle," "The Flintsones" and "Exit to Eden." Her Emmy-winning talk show, "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," ran from 1996 to 2001, and her more recent TV credits include appearances on "Will & Grace" and "Queer as Folk" as well as the made-for-television movie "Riding the Bus with My Sister" and the cable series "Nip/Tuck." She also spent a year as co-host of ABC-TV's "The View."

Tickets, priced $47.50 and $57.50, are available by visiting the Town Hall box office (123 West 43rd Street), by calling (212) 307-4100 or by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com.

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