Jubilate! 42nd Street Moon’s 25th Anniversary Gala

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo, Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors), celebrating its 25th Anniversary in continuous operation, has announced the company's 2018 Gala, JUBILATE!, will be headlined by Moon favorite Klea Blackhurst and will feature special guest star Liz Callaway.

The gala, celebrating 42nd Street Moon's landmark 25th Anniversary, will be held at the Palace of Fine Arts on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The festivities will commence at 6:00 p.m.with arrivals and aperitifs, followed at 7:00 p.m. with dinner and an auction. At 8:00 p.m., the Gala Performance will begin in the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.

The evening will conclude with dessert and afterglow at 9:15 p.m. All funds raised by the evening's events will benefit Moon's Capital Campaign to renovate the Gateway Theatre, as well as the expansion of MoonSchool's education and outreach programs, which share the joy and magic of live theatre with hundreds of schoolchildren each year. Tickets to this one-night-only event range from $75 to $2,500 and are available now online at www.42ndstmoon.org/jubilate/ .


Hackett Mill Galleries Presents David Park and Milton Avery Upcoming Exhibition


"For any non-profit to make it 25 years - let alone a theatre company - is no small feat, and we wish to honor and celebrate all of the incredible artists who got Moon to this point," said Co-Executive Directors Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas. "At the same time, we'll be looking ahead to the next 25 years and all of the exciting opportunities that lay before us. We can't wait to expand our education and outreach programs to touch the lives of even more students, and we're truly exhilarated to transform the Gateway Theatre into a jewel of a performing arts space and a cultural anchor for the Financial District. We cannot be more grateful for all of the wonderful support we've received from our artists, audiences, donors and volunteers as Moon enters this new and exciting era."

Pat and Susie McBaine are the Chairs of the Gala Host Committee, which also includes Barry and Connie Baron, John and Gretchen Berggruen, Chris and Michael Boskin, Hunt and Betsy Burdick, Tim and Virginia Foo, Pat and Tod Gregory, Richard and Judy Guggenhime, Mike and Connie Hooker, Cristina Morgan, Peter Musto, Joanna and Neil Nevesny, Suzy and Wulfrin Oberlin, Robert Anthony Podesta, Katie Vogelheim and John Hansen, Bruce and Fran Walker, Patti and Tim Warner, Greg Wimmer and Michelle Younkin, & Dean and Jane Woodman.

The Corporate Sponsors for JUBLIATE! include Berggruen Gallery, First Republic Bank, The Gateway, Grosvenor Americas, Koret Foundation, Langendorf Foundation and The Townsend Group.

About Klea Blackhurst
Klea Blackhurst has delighted 42nd Street Moon audiences as "Nails O'Reilly Duquesne " in RED, HOT AND BLUE and "Sally Adams" inCALL ME MADAM. She is best known for EVERYTHING THE TRAFFIC WILL ALLOW, her tribute to Ethel Merman that debuted in New York in 2001. Among many accolades, this production earned her the inaugural Special Achievement Award from Time Out New York magazine. The recording of EVERYTHING THE TRAFFIC WILL ALLOW was named one of the top ten show albums of 2002 by Talkin' Broadway.com. She recently starred in The Goodspeed Opera's 50th Anniversary production of HELLO, DOLLY!. Prior to that, she created the role of "Miss Lemon" in the Marvin Hamlisch/Rupert Holmes musical THE NUTTY PROFESSOR, directed by Jerry Lewis. Theatre credits include: NY - A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN, BINGO, BY JUPITER, RADIO GALS, OIL CITY SYMPHONY; Regional - CALL ME MADAM, CHICAGO,RED, HOT AND BLUE, ANYTHING GOES and the 2012 critically-acclaimed Drury Lane production of GYPSY in Chicago. TV/radio: "Onion News Network," "L&O: SVU," "Sesame Street," "A Prairie Home Companion." Concert appearances include The London Palladium  (Jerry Herman's Broadway with Angela Lansbury,)

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's tribute to Leonard Bernstein, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the BBC Proms concert of OKLAHOMA! in London's Royal Albert Hall. Klea's recordings of Dreaming of a Song: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael, Autumn in New York: Vernon Duke's Broadway, and Everything the Traffic Will Allow are on the Ghostlight Records label are available at www.ghostlightrecords.com. Other recordings on which she is featured include Jule Styne in Hollywood on the PS Classics label; the original cast recordings of Bingo and Radio Gals; Lost in Boston IV, Unsung Irving Berlin, and The Best of Off Broadway. Klea is a Distinguished Alumna of The University of Utah and a member of Trinity Boxing Club NYC.

 

About Liz Callaway

Liz Callaway is a Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist. She made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in BABY, and for five years, won acclaim as Grizabella in CATS. She has also starred in the original casts of MISS SAIGON, THE THREE MUSKETEERS, and THE LOOK OF LOVE.  


state Presents Yarrow Slaps: More Water in The Artist’s Debut San Francisco Solo Exhibition


Off-Broadway she received a Drama Desk nomination for her performance in THE SPITFIRE GRILL (Playwrights Horizons), and also appeared in BROWNSTONE (Roundabout), NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY, MARRY ME A LITTLE and GODSPELL. Other New York appearances include the legendary FOLLIES in Concert at Lincoln Center, A STEPHEN SONDHEIM EVENING, FIORELLO! (Encores!), and HAIR in Concert.  Regionally, she starred as Venus in the Chicago Ovations! production of ONE TOUCH OF VENUS, in ELEGIES at Reprise! in Los Angeles, and FASCINATING RHYTHM at Hartford Stage. She also played Norma Desmond in SUNSET BOULEVARD at Pittsburgh CLO.
 

Ms. Callaway has also established a major career as a concert and recording artist. She had the pleasure of singing "Chances Are" with singing legend Johnny Mathis, co-starred with Jimmy Webb & Paul Williams in their critically acclaimed engagement at Feinstein's in New York and joined Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, and Stevie Wonder at Hal David's 90th Birthday Celebration Concert at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Her extensive US symphony work includes appearances at The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Ravinia, and The Hollywood Bowl. Worldwide, she has performed in China, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Iceland, Estonia, France, South Korea, and Barcelona.

Liz sang the Academy Award nominated song "Journey to the Past" in the animated feature Anastasia and is also the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin and the King of Thieves and The Return of Jafar. Other film work includes the singing voice of the title character in The Swan Princess, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride, Beauty and the Beast, Lyle, Lyle the Crocodile and The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars.
 

She received an Emmy Award for hosting "Ready to Go," a daily, live children's program on CBS in Boston. Other TV credits include "In Performance at the White House," "Inside the Actor's Studio: Stephen Sondheim," "Christmas with the Boston Pops," "The David Letterman Show," and "Senior Trip" (CBS Movie of the Week).
 

Liz has released six solo recordings: Passage of Time, The Beat Goes On, The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway On and Off-Broadway, Anywhere I Wander: Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser, Merry and Bright and her newest album The Essential Liz Callaway.  She is also featured on numerous other recordings including the original cast album of A Christmas Story and the complete recording of Allegro produced by the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization. For more information, visit her website www.lizcallaway.com.

About 42nd Street Moon
 

42nd Street Moon celebrates and preserves the art and spirit of the American Musical Theatre. The organization contributes to its evolution and continuing vitality by presenting intimately produced performances of classic and rarely performed musical works. Through productions, educational programs, and community outreach, 42nd Street Moon is committed to increasing the awareness and appreciation of the rich heritage and cultural perspective of the musical theatre and its vast influence on the world stage.

42nd Street Moon's upcoming 2018-2019 season will include THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS (October 3 – 21, 2018), DAMES AT SEA (November 28 – December 16, 2018), FIORELLO! (February 27 – March 17, 2019), 110 IN THE SHADE (April 24 – May 12, 2019),ONCE (June 12 – 30, 2019) and THE OLDEST LIVING CATER WAITER (performances begin June 23, 2019). For more information, visit:www.42ndstmoon.org.

Haute Tease

  • Tainted Heroin Kills Seven in London Suburb; Eight U.S. Deaths Reported

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Heroin, tainted with elephant tranquilizer, has hit the streets in the South Yorkshire, a densely-populated city nearly 150 miles from the London's metropolitan center, killing seven as the United Kingdom faces a rise in opioid usage and addiction.

     
  • Christmas Tragedy: Multiple U.S. Citizens Dead in Mexican Tour Bus Crash

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A Miami grandmother and a child are among the dozen fatalities of a tour bus crash carrying Royal Caribbean cruise passengers heading to the Mayan Ruins in southeast Mexico, for a day of sightseeing, state department officials have confirmed.

     
  • Mary, Queen of Scots Review – Gripping Historical Drama Filled with Betrayal, Rebellions, Lust and Conspiracy

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Mary, Queen of Scots, from Focus Features, presents the turbulent lives of Mary Stuart as she attempts to regain respect, authority while facing her rival Elizabeth I, both encounter betrayals, rebellions, and conspiracies endangering both thrones.

     
  • Camp X-Ray Review – Exceptional, Attention Grabbing, Character Driven Performances

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    "Camp X-Ray," from Rough House Productions and IFC Films, brings to the screen a realistic portrayal of post 9-11 life for both terror suspects detained at Guantanamo Bay and guards responsible for keeping them alive.

     
  • Best of Bridge Weekday Suppers Cookbook Review - An Expansive Guide to Quick, Easy, Tasty Meals (Recipes)

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Best of Bridge Weekday Suppers, the newest in the Robert Rose Best of Bridge series, introduces two new author/food experts and more than 175 easy, delicious and nutritious meals that even the busiest home cook can prepare.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Homeland Showdown; Putin Critic Assassinated;Qatar Concerns; ISIS, Jihad John

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Obama and Washington's Republicans, led by House majority leader John Boehner (R-OH), waged the first real battle for control as the Department of Homeland Security funding remained in question as the bill full of immigration provisions gained funding for one week.

     
  • The Hungry Heart - Lessons from a Life Lived

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Hungry Heart, a weight modification program, developed to help individuals shackled to eating patterns that bind them to emotional overeating and yo-yo dieting, offers a caring approach to conquering binge and emotional eating habits.

     
  • Gallery 16 Presents Tucker Nichols and Dave Eggers All Ages Drawing Session and Artists In Conversation

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    In conjunction with the solo exhibition of Bay Area artist Tucker Nichols, Gallery 16 is pleased to present an all ages drawing session and conversation with artist Tucker Nichols and writer Dave Eggers. The event is FREE and open to the public.

     
  • Money News: US Markets Tease Investors; World Markets Split; S&P500 Nears New Record

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The four U.S. Markets, Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ, S&P 500 and Russell 2000, fluctuated throughout the week, teasing with break even and possible gains scenarios and finally left investors slightly disappointed as all four markets closed the week just lower, at less than a 1% loss.

     
  • Money News: Bear, Bull Split World Markets

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Dow Jones Industrial and the NASDAQ successfully fought off the encroaching bear market while the S&P500 fell as the bear split the ten most watched global markets with no obvious pattern as usually aligned U.S. markets fell.

     
  • UPDATE: Double Funeral Service Planned for Debbie Reynolds and Daughter Carrie Fisher

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A double funeral service scheduled for Thursday, January 5, has been announced for the actress, legend and author Debbie Reynolds and her daughter, Carrie Fisher who passed away within a day of each other this past week.

     
  • HL Las Vegas: Urban Turban Hires Chef Tarun Kapoor and Debuts New Menu

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Urban Turban has announced international-award winning Master Chef Tarun Kapoor, an award winning ingredient, as new executive chef at the dine-in restaurant on East Paradise and Urban Turban EXPRESS at The LINQ.

     
  • HL Arts: Helen Ibrahim, Installation Artist, and the Spiritual Journey Inspiring Her Work

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Inspired by her time spent with the Aboriginal and Hopi tribes, Helen Andronis Ibrahim uses aspects of the earth, like bark, branches and twigs, in her work in a lyrical manner, representing the planet and the souls of its people.

     
  • New York Fashion Week: Backstage with Rebecca Taylor

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Rebecca Taylor, the New Zealand born fashion designer, hosted the media backstage prior to the presentation of her fall/winter 2008 line. Having been invited to have a one-on-one interview with the designer we met backstage at Mercedes-Benz IMG Fashion Week.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Orders Review on Russian Hack; Turkey/Egypt; Pearl Harbor; John Glenn; Kirk Douglas

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Obama has ordered a thorough review on the possibility of Russian cyber involvement in the election process dating back to 2008 and has mandated the exhaustive report be completed before his term officially end, January 20, 2017.