"The View" to Welcome Purple, Les Miz and Chorus Line for O'Donnell's Birthday

News   "The View" to Welcome Purple, Les Miz and Chorus Line for O'Donnell's Birthday To celebrate theatre lover Rosie O’Donnell’s birthday, "The View" will feature musical numbers from three currently running Broadway shows.

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O’Donnell, who is now a co-host of the morning talk show, announced on the March 15 telecast that the March 21 broadcast of "The View" will feature performances from The Color Purple, Les Misérables and A Chorus Line.

O’Donnell told the audience, "On my birthday, which is Wednesday, [we’ll welcome] cast members from The Color Purple. We’re going to have a performance from them. We’re going to have a performance from Les Misérables. We’re going to have a performance from A Chorus Line, all here on my birthday. Three musical numbers. Kapow! Isn’t that fantastic?"

"The View" airs in the metropolitan area on WABC-TV, Channel 7, from 11 AM-noon; check local listings.

The Color Purple plays the Broadway Theatre; the revival of Les Misérables plays the Broadhurst Theatre; and the A Chorus Line revival plays the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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