Access Hollywood reports that Oprah Winfrey will do her show from the Opera House at the Kennedy Center.
“I’m going to break that right here; that’s where I’m going to be,” Oprah told the show. “See you there . . . that’s the place to be.”
Other inaugural news: More plans were announced today for the American Music Inaugural Ball, with Dionne Warwick hosting a Legends Ball and Ludacris headlining the Urban Ball at the Marriott Wardman Park. The two events, with tickets starting at $350 per person, are being billed as more affordable compared to other galas.
Tom Hanks wants to go. He tells the AP, “Look, I’ll be in the back,” the 52-year-old Oscar winner said backstage Tuesday night at a benefit for the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. “I’ll sit on the Lincoln steps and just watch it from the distance on a Jumbotron. I’ve never been to anything like that, and — finally — a guy I voted for won. That hasn’t happened most of my life.”