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March 24, 1995 |
Soaring back and forth over the Fullerton High School auditorium stage in her leaf-green Peter Pan costume, Melissa Lyons looked as if she were born to fly. But on a return swoop, she thudded into a wall of the set and sent a vase on the fireplace mantle crashing to the floor. In the best trouper fashion, however, she continued soaring and singing without missing a beat. "Do we get to practice this a lot?" she asked, once finally back on the ground.
November 5, 1990 |
This is a list of the Broadway productions in which Mary Martin appeared and some of her movie credits. "Leave It to Me," 1938, musical, 291 performances. "One Touch of Venus," 1943, musical, 567 performances. "Lute Song," 1946, a play with music, 142 performances. "South Pacific," 1949, musical, 1,925 performances. "Kind Sir," 1953, play, 165 performances. "Peter Pan," 1954, musical, 152 performances. "The Skin of Our Teeth," 1955, play revival, 22 performances.
June 22, 1995 |
After hibernating for a year or so, the Cabrillo Music Theatre moved in 1994 from Port Hueneme's Dorill Wright Center to the new Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Gaining several times the seating capacity, Cabrillo was faced with finding ways to fill the much-expanded space. After a successful run of the perennial "The Music Man," the troupe is back this year with "Peter Pan." This musical version of James M.
August 1, 2010 |
Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, welcomed more than 500 guests to the historic Green Acres estate in Beverly Hills for DesignCare '10, a fundraiser for the HollyRod Foundation (www.hollyrod.org), which provides care for patients living with Parkinson's disease and autism. On a lawn bordered in cypress trees, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard relaxed beside the silent auction tables with his son, talent manager Ray Leonard Jr., and singer/songwriter Dallas Diamond.
January 26, 1995 |
Maybe you won't find it in the medical journals, but it's a widely known fact among parents that children are born with snooze buttons. No matter how vital the message or eloquent the delivery, just a few words into a parental lecture, the kids' mouths go slack, their chins droop and those little "siesta time" signs pop up in their eyeballs. The catnap continues as long as the parent talks or until somebody opens the refrigerator door, whichever comes first.