Peter Mac Celebrates Bea Arthur & Judy Garland's 90th Birthdays, Today, 5/27
Bea Arthur would have turned 90 years old today, May 27, 2012. To celebrate her birthday, actor D.J. Schaefer is transformed as Bea Arthur and will join Judy Garland played by rewound tribute artist, Peter Mac in a very special show Bea Arthur and Judy Garland: Tribute Artists Celebrate 90th Birthdays.
Acclaimed Judy Garland impersonator Peter Mac and Bea Arthur tribute artist DJ Schaefer appear as two Dorothys together in this special one-night-only event, celebrating what would've been both ladies' 90th birthdays. Set in the intimate French Market Supper Club, the show features a full Garland concert, with Arthur as her special guest for songs like "Bosom Buddies." They'll also recreate a scenario from Jerry Herman himself, with Garland playing Mame opposite Arthur. Expect plenty of laughs along with lots of memorable music when these two artists share the stage.
The special Bea Arthur's birthday will run one night only on tonight, May 27 at 8pm with doors open at 6:45pm dinner.
Peter Mac performs ever Friday & Saturday as Judy Garland. The show rotates out ever 4 weeks. Peter Mac's Supper Club Theater is a private theater seating of 60 people and is located in the back of The French Market Quarter.
Peter Mac's June show is: Judy Garland Live in Concert: GET HAPPY! A 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION is a brand new show as Judy Garland (Peter Mac) takes you on a musical journey through her life from her days in Vaudeville , to her illustrious film career at MGM, her legendary concert comebacks in the 50's and 60's, her CBS television series and beyond. More than just a concert GET HAPPY! is a theatrical experience! Featuring all of the Garland standards you love best, including The Trolley Song, The Man That Got Away and Over The Rainbow.
For a preview of the show, click here.
The show has acclaimed Tribute Artist Peter Mac performing all roles as the iconic ladies of yesteryear. The evening includes performance by Peter Mac as Peter Mac, with musical direction by the incomparable BRyan Miller.
The French Market is located at: 7985 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 104, West Hollywood, CA 90046. Tickets range between $15 And $30 and can be purchased at Goldstar.com - $30 at the door - Cash Only. The doors open at 6:45pm for dinner and the show begins at 8pm. With 2 item food/drink minimum for each patron.
For More information visit www.friendofjudy.com or by calling: (310) 871-7563 or by emailing DJ@CabaretDesigner.com.
Mac will be appearing weekly, every Friday and Saturday as Judy Garland. The tribute artist is renowned for his homage to the rainbow girl, garnering special raves for his determination to bring to life the style, wit and musical legacy of an artist rather than caricature her familiar frailties as a human being. In 2005 Mac was interviewed for the United Kingdom television documentary, Hollywood Goddesses. In once in a lifetime opportunity, Mac took the stage as Garland at New York's historic Palace theatre, recreating moments from Garland's concert repertoire and the three famous engagements she played at that venue. In 2007, Mac was cast again as Garland along with several other Garland impersonators to perform in Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall