Peter Gallagher to Star in HOW'D ALL YOU PEOPLE GET IN MY ROOM at the Annenberg Theater, 2/22
Actor, musician and writer Peter Gallagher makes his debut at the Annenberg Theater in Palm Springs with his one-man show, "How'd All You People Get In My Room?," on Saturday, February 22 at 8:00 pm. Gallagher will share real-life stories from his early days starting out as a young actor in New York, to working with legends like Jack Lemmon, Tom Stoppard, Mike Nichols, Robert Altman, Peter O'Toole and more. Joined by his band, Gallagher brings his experiences to life with songs ranging from Broadway, to music from the hit television show "The OC," to classics from Sammy Cahn, Jules Styne, Burt Bacharach and Van Morrison. Gallagher made his Broadway debut in 1977 as Danny Zuko in "Grease". He later starred as Sky Masterson in the 1992 Tony-Winning revival of "Guys And Dolls" , as well as the musicals "Pal Joey" and "Annie Get Your Gun".
Gallagher also appeared on Broadway with Glenn Close in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, but first achieved fame for his role in Steven Soderbergh's Sex, Lies and Videoptape (1989). His film credits include "The Player", "While You Were Sleeping" opposite Sandra Bullock, "American Beauty", "Mr. Deeds" and "The Last Debate". From 2003 to 2007, Gallagher starred as Sandy Cohen, a Jewish public defender and corporate lawyer, on the Fox Television show The O.C.. He hosts an annual award ceremony named "The Sandy Cohen Awards" or The Sandys, which, in honor of his character on The O.C., gives a scholarship to a law school student at UC Berkeley who wants to become a public defender.
Gallagher released an album entitled 7 Days in Memphis in 2005, on the Sony BMG label. This includes a studio recording of his performance of "Don't Give Up On Me" which was featured in an episode of The O.C. He also has a video for his single "Still I Long For Your Kiss", in which he starred with his TV-wife Kelly Rowan. In 2005, Gallagher received the P.T. Barnum Award from Tufts University for his exceptional work in the field of media and entertainment.
The Annenberg Theater presents Peter Gallagher in "How'd All You People Get In My Room" for one performance, February 22 at 8:00 pm. For tickets or information call (760) 325-4490 or visit www.annenbergtheater.org.