Sarah Rice: Screen Gems

The Laurie Beechman Theatre
407 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
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Sarah Rice (the original Johanna in Sweeney Todd) sings songs chosen from film scores sung by or dedicated to stars and their movie roles in the films of old Hollywood, starting with the silents --Rudolph Valentino, The Sheik, Theda Bara, the original vamp, Mary Pickford, America's Sweetheart, through Helen Kane (the original boop-a-doop girl), Pola Negri, A Woman Commands, Doloris Del Rio, Revenge, Kathryn Grayson, The Singing Bandit, Jeannette Mac Donald, and a little Yma Sumac thrown in for good measure, and more. Featuring the music of Nacio Herb Brown, Byron Gay, Georges Auric, Ted Snyder Nino Rota, Jerome Kern, The Sherman Brothers and many others.