The Sophie Tucker Show with Special Guest Jimmy Durante

The Sophie Tucker Show with Special Guest Jimmy Durante

Marigny Theatre    8/18/2006 - 8/27/2006 (schedule)
Muriel's Cabaret Theatre @ Le Petit    9/15/2006 - 10/1/2006 (schedule)
Le Chat Noir    10/20/2006 - 10/21/2006 (schedule)
Skyfire Theater    11/8/2006 - 11/19/2006 (schedule)

Category:  Musical · Cabaret

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Known as the "last of the red hot mommas," Sophie Tucker had a voice and a figure meant for radio, but she was a stage star for much of the first half of the 20th century. Stage managers tried to find ways to disguise and distract from her larger than life size, but audiences loved her and eventually they stopped interfering. Tucker coined her hit "Some of These Days" in 1911 and was a popular performer for more than 50 years. Becky Allen revives her songbook in this cabaret show with Bob Edes playing Jimmy Durante, who had a nose ...Read More

Total performances: 23

Becky Allen.... Sophie Tucker *
Bob Edes.... Jimmy Durante *
Jim Walpole.... Accompanist
*=featured role

George Patterson ....  Director
Jim Walpole ....  Musical Director
Don McDonald ....  Lighting Design; Sound Design
Cecile Casey Covert ....  Costume Design


The Red Hot Mommas and Poppas
by Dalt Wonk
Gambit Weekly 8/15/06
Becky and Bob get into the act at Marigny Theatre
by David Cuthbert
Times-Picayune Lagniappe 8/11/06
The Sophie Tucker Show with Special Guest Jimmy Du
by Will Coviello
Gambit Weekly 8/01/06
Sophie & Jimmy Carry On At LPT
by David Cuthbert
Times-Picayune Lagniappe 9/15/06
Sophie Tucker Show Presentation
by carlmackpresents 7/18/07

References: Media; MPC
Record created by: mfouchi

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