Cointreau's struggles with emotional challenges are a continuing thread. But what's certain is that Susann once showed up at Merman's New York apartment, distraught and screaming "I love you! Just look at her in this clip from , crooning and batting her pretty eyes… before she leaps up for the kind of rousing song and dance we expect from her. It is a time he recalls with relish -- and ahistorical abandon -- as one in which ''my generation of gay men. Throughout her career, Martin was able to give audiences that same thrill that she had given Mainbocher — to make them believe that each person in the theater was an individual to whom she was giving all her attention.
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And so Fred and Adele were literally kids. Broadway's Mary Martin, born one hundred years ago in Weatherford, Texas, was an artist of legendary charm — and powerful ambition. So before this, I want to add that - to ditto what you said - that he's not the greatest singer. Online ticket sales end 2 hours prior to the start of the event. We can probably excuse Merman, who was 70 years old at the time of recording and who, rumor has it, recorded her vocals with nothing but a piano accompaniment, the disco-fied backing tracks added later. When June and Lee had lunch, Lee Gershwin asked to meet me.
There was total silence for a moment, then, out of the impenetrable night came this distinctive Peter Pan voice calling; ' Harvey? Stay tuned for more details as they become available. Caryl Flinn is professor of women's studies and media arts at the University of Arizona, which is probably why this book weaves such an uncertain path between straight biography, theatre history, and disquisitions about gender issues. This persuaded her that, despite not being a great beauty, she could play Venus — especially when Halliday hit on the idea of dressing her in the best clothes possible. When we opened in New Haven, the reviews were very good, but they raved about Pinza. And I highly recommend it to: