Virtual Conversation: Stefanie Powers

March 11, 2021

Stefanie Powers began her career as a teenager dancing for the Michele Paniaff Ballet Company and Jerome Robbins. At 16 she was put under contract to Columbia Pictures in the twilight of the Hollywood Studio System where she made 15 motion pictures and was loaned to United Artists for the John Wayne production of McLintock! (1963).  MGM Television bought her contract… Continue reading →

Virtual Conversation: Marilyn Michaels

March 3, 2021

March 2, 2021.  Marilyn Michaels is a singer, comedienne, composer, author and fine artist.  She was chosen by Jule Styne to play the role of Fanny Brice in the national company of Funny Girl, after which she starred in ABC’s Emmy winning series, The Kopycats.  She is the recipient of an Outer Critics Circle Award and Drama League Award… Continue reading →

Vaudevile & Little People Talk

February 26, 2021

Feb 25, 2021 — Trav S.D. has written for the Times, the Village Voice, and numerous show business publications. He has been on the vanguard of New York’s vaudeville and burlesque scenes since 1995 when he launched his company Mountebanks, which has presented hundreds of top variety acts. He has directed his own plays, revues,… Continue reading →

Virtual Conversation: France Nguyen

February 16, 2021

Feb 15, 2021 France Nuyen, born in Marseille, France,  became a motion picture actress with her first role, where she played Liat, daughter of Bloody Mary (played by Juanita Hall) in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. Later that year, she was cast in the lead role of the Broadway adaptation of the novel The World of Suzie Wong, opposite William Shatner.  She… Continue reading →