Jack Betts to Perform ON MY WAY HERE at Newman Theater, 8/3
Actor, singer, playwright and director Jack Betts will make his debut appearance at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 2 PM in a one-man mini-musical biography of his long and successful career in "On My Way Here". The show will touch on his more than 5 decades as a leading man and guest star in film, stage, and television productions. Joined by Los Angeles musical director Ron Snyder on the baby grand piano, Jack will being singing songs that will showcase his dramatic as well as comedic sides.
Jack's career took off when he was cast in a film shooting in Italy that led to changing his stage name to 'Hunt Powers' and 21 films that included starring in 17 'Spaghetti Westerns'. Upon his return to the US, and the name, Jack Betts, he spent time in New York City studying his craft while performing on Broadway. Back in Hollywood, he has guest starred on dozens of TV series and TV movies as well as recurring roles on TV dramas, sitcoms, and 5 soap operas. On the big screen, Jack has had featured roles in such films asSpider-Man, Falling Down, 8 MM, and Gods And Monsters, where he portrayed Boris Karloff. Jack is also very active in several charities and rallies to the causes with many of the stars with whom he's worked, including Doris Roberts. He and Doris meet when Jack was a guest star on Everybody Loves Raymond, becoming fast-friends and to Doris directing one of Jack's many plays, Screen Test, Take One.
Jack Betts in "On My Way Here", with Ron Snyder on piano, is Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 2 PM and is presented by Les Michaels' Sundays In Summer Series. The $11 cash only tickets will be sold only at the box office, which opens at 1 PM. The Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center is located at 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. Please call 760-325-2731 with any questions or go towww.lesmichaels.com/joslyn and www.jackbetts.net