PETER GALLAGHER TAKES THE STAGE
FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY
Peter Gallagher: Songs and Stories from an Actor’s Life
Sunday, March 11, 2012
LOS ANGELES, Feb 7, 2012 — Stage
and screen star Peter Gallagher is
sharing his life through songs and stories in a one-night-only performance at
the Geffen Playhouse on Sunday, March
11, 2012. The Tony nominated
Broadway vet will share a lifetime of show business experiences – from his
early days starting out as a young actor in New York to working with legends
like James Cagney, Peter O’Toole and Jack Lemmon. Joined by a live band, Gallagher brings his
anecdotes to life with songs ranging from Broadway tunes, to music from his hit
television show The OC, to classics
by the likes of Van Morrison and Burt Bacharach. Peter Gallagher: Songs and Stories from
an Actor’s Life will benefit the Geffen
Playhouse and The Actors Fund,
for which Gallagher serves as the National Ambassadors co-chair, and will be followed by a post-show reception.
Gallagher has appeared on Broadway in productions ranging from the classic musical Guys & Dolls to Eugene O’Neill’s epic Long Day’s Journey into Night as well on screen in acclaimed films including sex, lies & videotape, The Player and American Beauty, among others. Currently Gallagher can be seen on the small screen in the role of Arthur Campbell on USA’s Covert Affairsand as Whitney’s dad Vince on NBC’s Whitney.
Ticket prices for Peter Gallagher: Songs and Stories from an Actor’s Life on Sunday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. range from
$39 to $69 and can be purchased online at www.geffenplayhouse.org, in-person at the Geffen Playhouse box office or by calling 310-208-5454.
PETER GALLAGHER: Songs and stories from an actor’s life
Sunday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.
$39 - $69
Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse
10886 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
ABOUT THE GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE
The Geffen Playhouse has been a hub of the Los Angeles theater scene since opening its doors in 1995. Noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its world-renowned mix of classic and contemporary plays, provocative new works and second productions, the Geffen Playhouse continues to present a body of work that has garnered national recognition. Named in honor of entertainment mogul and philanthropist David Geffen, who made the initial donation to the theater, the company was founded by Gilbert Cates, and is currently helmed by Artistic Director Randall Arney, Managing Director Ken Novice and Chairman of the Board Frank Mancuso. Proudly associated with UCLA, the Geffen Playhouse welcomes an audience of more than 130,000 each year, and maintains an extensive education and outreach program, designed to engage young people and the community at large in the arts. For more information, please visit geffenplayhouse.org.
ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone – performers and those behind the scenes – who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 12,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency assistance, health care and insurance, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has—for 130 years—been a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit www.actorsfund.org .
Press Contacts: Allison Rawlings / Geffen Playhouse / 310-966-2412 / firstname.lastname@example.org
David Engelman / The Actors Fund / 917-281-5976/ email@example.com
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