Sheltering in Place With Judy

As most of you know by now, the fearsome global pandemic that is COVID-19 brought The Carnegie’s production of End of the Rainbow to a halt just as we were going into tech, and I was immediately flown directly back to safely sequester myself with my family in California (well, part of my family… another part…

Getting My Garland On

It’s been my great fortune to have had several amazing opportunities over the years to portray some legendary female entertainers on stage, from Rosemary Clooney to Bette Davis, and almost Patsy Cline (due to unfortunate circumstances not involving me, that production was regrettably canceled just before opening). This spring, I am excited to be embarking on…

Becoming Rosemary Clooney (Konk Life)

It is such an honor to be bringing Rosemary Clooney’s story to Key West, where David Black and I (under the inspired direction of Joy Hawkins and supported by the fabulous trio of Jim Rice, Joe Dallas, and Daniel Clark) have been playing to sold-out houses and rave reviews at the Red Barn Theatre. Those…

Coming Attractions: ‘David Copperfield, The New Musical’

This holiday season, Jewel Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Jeffrey Scharf’s David Copperfield, The New Musical at the Colligan Theater in Santa Cruz, and I’m pleased to be joining a very fine cast, appearing in the role of Mrs. Micawber. Directed by Joseph Paul Stachura and Julie James, with musical direction by Max Bennett-Parker, orchestrations…

BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards

What a delight to learn that my portrayal of Rosemary Clooney in last year’s production of Tenderly at The Carnegie Theatre has been nominated for a BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Award in the category of Best Actress in a Musical (Professional). It’s an impressive field of worthy nominees indeed, so I consider it a great honor to be…