10/22/2015

NYC Goings On!




Find your flappers:
THE ROARING 20's IS BACK!!

As many of you know, our Honorary Chair, Kathleen Conry, is extremely active with her church, Metro Baptist Ministries, and they in turn, have supported many of our meetings and creative projects whenever the need arose.  Kathy has been working overtime securing benefactors for their upcoming benefit.  You are cordially invited to be a Big Cheese ($75) to attend (and spread the word)!



Come dressed to the nines in your best 1920s attire ready to party in high style.  Roll the dice at our craps table, play black jack like a pro, or spend the night dancing away to the sounds of jazz age band the Heebie Jeebies and a one-of-a-kind phonograph DJ, Michael Cumella
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Bidding is now open for the RMM Online Auction!  Four specialty items; a 7-day vacation home on the island of Caye Caulker, a Broadway souvenir gift basket, 4 tickets to the Meredith Vieria Show, and 2 tickets to Blue Man Group are available to bid on HERE:
Those of you with deep pockets can sign up as Hotsy Totsy ($95); Cats Pajamas ($150); Puttin On The Ritz ($250); or be a really Big Spender ($500)!
WHEN:  Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 7:00 - 10:00pm
WHERE:  Metro Baptist Church
410 West 40th Street, NYC, NY  10018


KICK!
Former Rockette & A Chorus Line dancer stars in her own one-woman show -- and we want to support her!

Opening October 25 at St. Luke's Theatre and playing Sundays only (until they get a following).  How about November 22?  SAVE THE DATE (and RSVP here if interested).  If you want to go on your own -- they gave us a DISCOUNT CODE:  "KICK29" = $29.50!

SEEKING FORMER RESIDENTS!

Patti Parsons (Marmer)
Joanne Flanigan

Blue-Collar Broadway
by Timothy R. White
A "Friend of the RC" worked long and hard on his new book, published in Dec., and wanted me to share it with all of you.  Apparently there are 13 "used" copies selling for as little as $13 that the author guarantees are probably new; sent out prior to publication as a marketing perk.



Collaboration Awards Gala
Sunday, October 25 at 6 pm
at SVA Beatrice Theatre
333 West 23rd Street

BC/EFA Flea Market
Although we did not have a Rehearsal Club table, we DID have a presence.  Carolyn Kirsch & Denise Pence 
volunteered at the Dancers Over 40 booth (& Denise pitched the RC Documentary right alongside mountains of Playbills).  Whatever works!
HAPPY 90th BIRTH DAY:  LENKA PETERSON
Shhhh (don't tell her we told you so, but send a card!)
lenkadan@aol.com

KATHY CONRY:  
Announcing Metro Baptist Church's Coat Drive in Nov!  Drop off large coats &/or volunteer (Mondays noon - 2pm)!  Contact:  Kathy
natashalamocha1947@gmail.com   
OTHER ALUM ACTION:
Our women continue to get hired and/or generate their own work. 
OLYVE HALLMARK ABBOTTone of our Cinderella writers, is already a published writer - check out her books on Amazon.com (her last book, Come Sundown, was ranked in the Top 50!) RC Alum TV performers might find TV-Live or Dead especially fascinating.
TERRY BAUGHAN was the 1st Place Winner in her college alumni association's short story contest, published, April 2015.
JOHANN CARLO  
is 
a member of Actor's Studio, is continually writing & performing.
KATHY CONRY continues to direct and choreograph while producing projects for her ministry.  October 24 event 
CYNTHIA DARLOW is a working actress in NYC and a current member of TACT
BETTY GALVANO has a new book, "Zapped By The Spirit" released September, 2015
SUSAN GARVEY was cast in Calendar Girls ("Annie Clarke") & is pulling double-duty as Myra Brhul" in Deathtrap about the same time (Oct. 29 - Nov. 22) Next Stop Theatre!
PATRICIA HILL  continues behind the camera with Mr. Robinson (NBC)
LIZ HODES continues to produce & perform out of her home in NYC.  Next up:  State of the Union, Nov 15, 2015  Contact:  lizhodes@yahoo.com

SUNNY KEYSER's daughter, Jen Halpern, casting director, also produces an annual "Rescue Men" calendar featuring men who adopt our furry friends: www.rescuemen.org

MARSHA KRAMER continues to work in LA; most recently on Modern Family
FRANCINE MANCINI continues to perform her original music & lyrics for her rock band, "NO UTURNS."  www.nouturnsad.wix.com/rock
DIANE PHELAN, our 2013 RC Rising Star is in "King and I." www.dianephelan.com
GRACE KILEY's Ongoing and Master Classes in Acting & Directing.  Contact her directly at gracekiley@gmail.com
MARY JANE HOUDINA teaches Pilates, adult jazz & tap  @ 5-6-7-8 Dance Arts (Brewster, N.Y.) & @ Logrea Dance Academy (Ossining, N.Y) regularly and choreographed "High Society" at the Walnut theater in Philadelphia, PA, opened Sept. 17.
LEE KELLEY s available for coaching
MELANIE MAYRON is actively directing; watch for her name in Pretty Little Liars, Grace & Frankie; and Jane the Virgin.
ANNIE O'DONNELL continues to perform & can be seen in features like, Jersey Boys & The Artist while continuing to guest star regularly.
DENISE PENCE continues her weekly broadcast, "The Cinematic Arts" for Gatewave Radio & is a new Associate Member of Articulate Theater Company. (www.articulatetheatre.com)   www.denisepence.com 
AMANDA TREES recently co-authored and starred as "Alice" in Alice Are You, based on Alice in Wonderland, performed in Brooklyn to a sold out crowd. www.aliceareyou.com

Contact us with your Goings On!
Paid up member's latest news is repeated on our website: Then & Now
(special thank you to Francine Mancini for web updates)
membership@rehearsalclubnyc.com 


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