Photo Flash: Richard Sherman, Betty White, Florence Henderson and More at Beverly Hills' 100th Birthday Celebration
Beverly Hills' big 100th Birthday celebration was held on January 28th at 7 PM with a star-studded Centennial Concert and Sing Along at the historic Saban Theatre (8440 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills). Scroll down for photos!
Beverly Hills High School alumna Betty White (The Golden Girls, Hot in Cleveland) was among the all-star lineup of the program which includes Pat Boone, Larry King, Florence Henderson, June Lockhart, Monty Hall, Richard Simmons and Shadoe Stevens. Composer Charles Fox (Love Boat, Happy Days) and Composer Richard Sherman (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book).
Headlining the event will be the acclaimed Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic conducted by Maestro Gary S. Greene, together with His Big Band of Barristers performing works by songwriters including George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Stephen Sondheim, as well as composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and Igor Stravinsky. These, as well as many more, have resided in Beverly Hills over the past 100 years. Also featured were the Beverly Hills High School Marching Band and Madrigal Singers.
Academy Award winning composer Richard Sherman leading the LA Lawyers Phil in a medley of his award winning songs from Mary Poppins selections to 'It's A Small World'.
Capacity crowd of 1,800 at the Saban Theatre for the Beverly Hills Centennial Concert with Maestro Gary S. Greene conducting the LA Lawyers Philharmonic for the program's finale with the Beverly Hills Marching Band performing 76 Trombones from The Music Man by late Beverly Hills resident Meredith Willson.
Monty and Marilyn Hall
Beverly Hills City Councilmember Nancy Krasne, LA Lawyers Phil founder-conductor Gary S. Greene, Beverly Hills Mayor John A. Mirisch, actress June Lockhart, Beverly Hills Vice Mayor Lili Bosse and Councilmember Julian Gold.