Quinn Lemley Live at BB Kings Thursday Feb 22nd 8PM Celebrating Rita Hayworth with the Tedd Firth Big Band!
Quinn Lemley stars in
THE HEAT IS ON! A Life in Concert
celebrating Rita Hayworth
Written and Directed by Carter Inskeep <> Thursday February 22nd at 8pm
One night only!!!
PLUS..."The Other Side of Quinn Lemley"
A late night Big Band set, continues the evening!
THE HEAT IS ON! A theatrical concert backed by an 11- piece Big Band Orchestra based on the life of movie star, Rita Hayworth, will return to B.B. King Blue's Club for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY, following a smash, sold-out show this past July & 35 sold-out concerts in Greece. THE HEAT IS ON! Examines the life, loves & career of one of Hollywood's most electrifying sirens & stars QUINN LEMLEY in her critically acclaimed tour-de-force performance that seduces to ovational roars!"
THE HEAT IS ON! explores Miss Hayworth's infamous marriages to Orson Welles & Prince Aly Khan, her turbulent relationship with Columbia Pictures movie mogul Harry Cohn, her ascent into Hollywood stardom in the '40's, her relationships with Fred Astaire, Frank Sinatra & Dick Haymes & her final struggle with Alzheimer's. Miss Lemley takes you by the hand with Hayworth, as she invites you into the crevasses of her heart to share the flip side of her life through monologue & Hayworth's music ("Long Ago and Far Away," Put The Blame On Mame," I'm Old Fashioned," Zip," The Lady is a Tramp" & Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered"), backed by an electrifying 11-piece Big Band, dance & five costume changes.
THE OTHER SIDE OF QUINN LEMLEY is a late night, big band adventure, celebrating sexy, swingin' standards. Quinn lays down the character of Rita & is Quinntessentially" Quinn. The 30-minute set is a fun show celebrating international standards & Hollywood glam, with a surprise!
Spellbinding...Drop-Dead Gorgeous & A Great Performer!" --Will Friedwald, Village Voice
She burns up the Stage!" --Back Stage
Wow! Lemley is Hot, Hot, Hot! (she) Seductively takes you through the highs & lows with such passion & dignity... you simply cannot afford to miss it!" --Anthony Lopez, Sirius Satellite Radio
An arrow aimed straight into the target!" --Elizabeth Ahlfors, Cabaret Scenes
DATE: Thursday, February 22nd The Heat Is On! @ 8pm
Followed by The Other Side of Quinn Lemley"
PLACE: BB King Blues Club
237 West 42nd Street
TICKETS: $30 in advance/$35 day of show
RESERVATIONS: Ticketmaster: www.ticketmaster.com TDF or
B.B. King Box Office: (212)917-4144