Wendy Jones to Tribute Rosemary Clooney at Winter Park Playhouse This Winter
The Winter Park Playhouse will present a "one night only" event Saturday February 25, 2017, featuring professional vocalist, actress and recording star Wendy Jones, in a one-woman tribute to Rosemary Clooney entitled Everything Is Rosie. Net proceeds will go to support the quality musical programming on The Playhouse mainstage and out in the community.
Everything Is Rosie is a loving tribute to the late Rosemary Clooney who had a long career, spanning from pop star fame in the 1950's to jazz recording artist in the 1990's. Ms. Clooney, left an indelible mark on the film and music industries. This show traces her early performing history at WCW radio with her sister Betty, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, her tragic nervous breakdown and finally her triumphant comeback to show business with her dear friend Bing Crosby.
In this one-woman show, Wendy Jones tells the compelling story of Rosemary Clooney interweaving notable Clooney songs from such composers as Gershwin, Berlin and Ellington. This is a fun, touching and notable heartfelt tribute to one of America's songbook sweethearts.
Ms. Jones is a professional vocal artist that has a lengthy performance history. She currently manages Studio 52, the educational department at Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina, and has been seen onstage at theatres such as Florida Repertory Theatre, Flat Rock Playhouse, Blowing Rock Stage Company, and Little Theatre on the Square (IL) in roles such as Kate in Kiss Me Kate, Brenda in Smokey Joe's Cafe and Babe in Pajama Game. Her latest recorded CD entitled Perfect Dream was released in 2014 on the Artists Recording Collective label.
"We welcome back to our stage Wendy Jones who we know will be delivering an exceptional tribute to the iconic legend Rosemary Clooney. Don't miss out on this one night only event! Call or go online soon before we sell out!" confirms Roy Alan Artistic Director of The Playhouse.
Seats are expected to sell fast for this one-night-only event is Saturday,February 25 at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $65 with net proceeds benefitting The Winter Park Playhouse, a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. For tickets and more information call The Playhouse box office 407-645-0145 or visit online at www.winterparkplayhouse.org.