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Lainie Kazan - An Evening With Lainie Kazan at The Purple Room

Dates

1/3/2020

Theatre

The Purple Room


1900 E Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs,CA 92264

Tickets Info

$55, $60, $65
Phone: 760-322-4422


Lainie Kazan - An Evening With Lainie Kazan in Off-Off-Broadway


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LAINIE KAZAN is a multi-award winner in film, television and on stage. Kazan began hercareer as Barbra Streisands understudy in the Broadway production of Funny Girl. Shesoon became the chanteuse of her native New York, appearing in nightclubs and as a gueston virtually every top variety and talk show on television. She appeared on The Dean MartinShow an unequalled 26 times, hosted her own variety special on NBC and partnered withHugh Hefner to open the popular Lainies Room and Lainies Room East at the LosAngeles and New York Playboy Clubs.Appearing at San Franciscos Fairmont Hotel, Lainie attracted the attention of Francis FordCoppola who offered her a role in One from the Heart. The following year, Kazan wasnominated for a Golden Globe Award as Best Supporting Actress in Richard BenjaminsMy Favorite Year with Peter OToole. Her other films include Lust in the Dust DeltaForce, Beaches, The Cemetery Club, 29th St., The Associate, Love Is All ThereIs, The Big Hit, The Crew, Whats Cooking?, My Big Fat Greek Wedding andDont Mess With The Zohan.In 2015, Lainie appeared in the Adam Sandler film Pixels and she reprised her character ofMaria Portokalos in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 in March 2016.She was nominated for an Emmy Award for St. Elsewhere and received a CableACEAward nomination for The Paper Chase. Kazan guest starred on Will & Grace,recurred on The Nanny and Desperate Housewives and she played Arthurs mainsqueeze on King of Queens. She has appeared on Modern Family and on the DisneyChannel series Jessie. Most recently she guest starred on The Kominsky Method andFuller House.Kazan received a Tony nomination for her role in the musical version of My Favorite Yearat the Lincoln Center. She produced and starred on Broadway with Bette Midler, MadelineKahn, Patti LuPone, Elaine Stritch and Andrea Martin in Doin What Comes Naturlly, an allstar tribute to Ethel Merman. As for her music career, Kazan has sung with the Boston Pops,the Cleveland Pops and performed to sold-out houses throughout Europe, Asia, Australia andthe United States. She has performed in Las Vegas for over 25 years and at such venues asThe Greek Theatre, Carnegie Hall and the hallowed stages of New Yorks Rainbow and Stars.She is a frequent headliner at Feinsteins in New York City and The Catalina Jazz Club inLos Angeles. A recording artist, her CDs include her jazz collections, Lainie Kazan In TheGroove and Body and Soul. She has recorded 5 albums under the MGM label and wasawarded Best New Artist award in 1968.Since 2012, she has been serving as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Theater, Filmand Television at UCLA, teaching Acting for the Singer using the Great AmericanSongbook.ALL SALES ARE FINAL. There are no refunds or exchanges.Dinner Reservations: 6pm, Show: 8pm.

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