Sparkle PATTY Sparkle! Academy Award Winner PATTY DUKE Live In-Person! Interviewed by Bruce Vilanch / Performances by Connie Champagne Matthew Martin W/Screening of VALLEY OF THE DOLLS
Monday, Jul 20, 2009 8:00 PM PDT
Castro Theatre, San Francisco, CA
It'll be Patty Duke's time to shine as Marc Huestis presents SPARKLE, PATTY, SPARKLE! a gala tribute to the legendary Academy Award® Winning star. Patty Duke will take center stage for a stellar live in-person interview with comic extraordinaire Bruce Vilanch. They'll discuss her amazing career including winning the Oscar for her remarkable portrayal of Helen Keller in the 1962 classic THE MIRACLE WORKER; playing the iconic Neely O'Hara in VALLEY OF THE DOLLS; writing 2 best selling books (Call Me Anna and A Brilliant Madness: Living With Manic Depression Illness); and her recent stage triumph as Madame Morrible in the smash hit S.F. production of WICKED (now running in an open ended engagement at the Orpheum Theatre.) There'll be fun a-plenty with an only in San Francisco screening of the classic VALLEY OF THE DOLLS, fabu career clip reels including rare chestnuts from THE PATTY DUKE SHOW, and sizzling send up performances by Connie Champagne as Neely O'Hara & Matthew Martin as Helen Lawson. It'll be a night to remember at San Francisco's historic Castro Theatre!
Benefiting New Leaf Services, NAMI Walk/S.F. Bay Area, Mental Health Association of S.F.
PLEASE NOTE- 6 PM MEET & GREET RECEPTION IS SOLD-OUT. 8 PM MAIN EVENT TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE.