4th Annual Tomatoes Got Talent Show Features Women Over 40
The "Tomatoes Got Talent" show will take place on Monday April 3, 2017 at The Triad, 158 West 72nd St. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at http://thethreetomatoes.com/talentshow2017
Randie Levine-Miller co-produces with Cheryl Benton of The Three Tomatoes, as well as hosts the talent competition featuring women over 40 who have segued to other careers.
According to Levine-Miller: "Some of our performers started out to be pros, but "life" took them in other directions. But now they're back...and some are as fabulous as current "pros" in the business!"
For the fourth year in a row, the judges are show business veterans: Beth Fowler, Tony Award nominated actress/singer, as well as SAG Award winner for Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black";Margaret Colin, TV and Stage Actress, currently in NBC's "Shades of Blue"; and Alyce Finell, co-director of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. Paul Chamlin is Musical Director.
The finalists include: Dolores Brown, second runner up in the Ms. Senior AmErica Pageant, works in retail and dances for fun. Claire Carter, journalist and media personality, founded the Good for You Radio Network. Teresa Fischer, is an executive assistant for an Executive Search firm, but her heart is in theatre and cabaret. Carol Sue Gershman, took up singing in her 70s and celebrated her 80th birthday with her own cabaret show at the Metropolitan Room. Audrey Givens, a former child performer, recently left her IT job in Dallas to pursue her grownup singing dreams in NYC. Beth Goehring, a book publishing executive by day, loves singing cabaret for fun. Barbara Malley, was a teacher for 27 years, a psychologist for 18, and at age 70 started singing and won a MAC award last year. Pamela Morgan came to NYC in her 20s to be a singer and a dancer and segued to owning a very successful catering company. Mary Roesler is a legal secretary by day. She recently took a couple of cabaret classes and got hooked. Cathy Szabo runs a seafood catering business and sometimes even wears a lobster costume. She loves to sing...it feeds her soul. Michelle Siviro is a self-described "computer geek" for a large financial services company by day, but loves singing by night. Lissa Josephis a retired school secretary for the NYC Dept. of Education. She has one big dream....to do her own cabaret act.
Watch the audition video: www.thethreetomatoes.com/talentshow2017
Singer/Actress Charlotte Cohn, currently lead producer of "Church and State" at New World Stages, is a special guest performer. Also taking center-stage is Kathleen Waters, last year's winner
This year's winner will be invited to perform on Tuesday, June 13,at The Triad in Randie Levine-Miller's Annual Showstopper Divas starring outstanding theater and cabaret performers.
"The bottom line is never give up on your dream," says show co-creator Cheryl Benton, whose popular website and e-newsletters, The Three Tomatoes (thethreetomatoes.com) is "The Insider's Guide for Women Who Aren't Kids".