Whoopi Goldberg Comes to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Friday, April 26, at 8 p.m.

Tickets on Sale Friday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m.

Whoopi Goldberg comes to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. on Friday, April 26, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. American Express cardholders can purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 10 a.m.  Fans can access presale tickets beginning Thursday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Goldberg is one of the few entertainers who has achieved EGOT status, having won two Emmys as the host of AMC’s “Beyond Tara:  The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel” and “The View;” a Grammy for “Whoopi Goldberg;” an Academy Award for “Ghost;” and a Tony as the producer of “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” Goldberg has also won two Golden Globes for “The Color Purple” and “Ghost.” She is equally well known for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of children, the homeless, human rights, education, substance abuse and the battle against AIDS, as well as many other causes and charities.  Among her many charitable activities, Goldberg is an UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Goldberg has appeared in many films, including “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” “Sister Act,” “Corrina, Corrina,” “Boys on the Side,” “Eddie,” “The Associate,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” “Girl, Interrupted” and “Rat Race.”  She has voiced characters in such animated features as “The Lion King,” “Racing Stripes,” “Doogal” and “Everyone’s Hero.”  She was part of Tyler Perry’s all-star film adaptation of “For Colored Girls…,” the Lifetime Original Movie, “A Day Late and a Dollar Short,” which she also executive-produced, Paramount/Nickelodeon Movies’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and the feature film “Big Stone Gap.”  She produced the documentary short, “Coach,” about legendary Coach C. Vivian Stringer, for ESPN’s “Nine for IX” series.  She produced and made her directorial debut with the documentary, “Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley,” which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. Goldberg has appeared in the television movies “It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie” and Showtime’s “Good Fences,” which she also co-produced. Goldberg will next be seen in Tyler Perry’s highly anticipated comedy “Nobody’s Fool,” opposite Tiffany Haddish for Paramount Pictures, in theaters on Nov. 2.

Goldberg’s many television credits range from series, mini-series and talk shows, to movies and specials.  Earlier this year, she guest-starred on “Blue Bloods” and co-starred on the CBS drama, “Instinct” opposite Alan Cumming.  She currently moderates ABC’s Emmy Award-winning “The View,” for which she has won a Daytime Emmy Award. Additionally, she has starred in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” hosted her own syndicated late-night talk show, and executive-produced and starred in both the NBC sitcom, “Whoopi,” as well as Nick Jr.’s “Whoopi’s Littleburg.” She has also appeared in A&E’s “The Cleaner,” ABC’s “666 Park Avenue” and in the FOX series “Glee.”

Tickets cost $130, $80, $60 and $50. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Explore the new Hard Rock Event Center with a 360-degree virtual seat map of the venue at www.myhrl.com.  Doors open one hour prior to show start time. Additional fees may apply.

About Hard Rock Event Center

Hard Rock Event Center is the newly constructed 3,600-seat venue located in the northwest corner of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. As part of the $1.5 billion property expansion, the former Hard Rock Live arena will be razed and replaced with a state-of-the-art 6,500-plus-seat venue in a theater-style configuration, slated to open in 2019. In the interim, a full schedule of concerts, comedy shows and other events will take place in the Hard Rock Event Center. Seminole Hard Rock has hosted some of the hottest musical acts such as John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, George Lopez and the late Robin Williams; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.myhrl.com.

About the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, South Florida’s most iconic entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination, is a AAA Four Diamond-rated resort with 461 luxury guest rooms and suites; award-winning restaurants; exciting nightlife; a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club Bar & Grill; a Rock Spa; and premium meeting and convention space. Top entertainers grace the stage at the Hard Rock Event Center and casino patrons enjoy more than 100 table games, 2,000 of the most popular slots and a 37-table poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine.   In the heart of the hotel is L Bar, a sophisticated, contemporary lounge showcasing handcrafted, classic cocktails with a twist. Contemporary and casual eateries include Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe, Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 185 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.  A $1.5 billion expansion slated to open in fall, 2019, will bring 638 new guestrooms and suites to a landmark, guitar-shaped hotel; 168 rooms and suites to a new pool tower overlooking a lush, private cabana area; three extensive water features for relaxing, sunbathing, swimming and paddleboarding; 30 new restaurants and nightlife venues; a new 41,000 square-foot Rock Spa; 3,000 new slot machines, 193 table games and a 46 table poker room;  a state-of-the-art, 6,500-seat Hard Rock Live concert arena; 21,000 square-feet of retail space; and 120,000 square-feet of premium meeting and convention space.

For more information, call 800-937-0010, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, or follow us on: Facebook: @SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.

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