Celebrate actress Bea Arthur’s 90th Birthday
this Sunday, May 27 with special show:
Bea Arthur and Judy Garland: Tribute Artists Celebrate 90th Birthdays
Show at 8pm at the Peter Mac’s Supper Club inside the French Market Restaurant.
“I was here tonight to see Peter Mac as Judy. It’s the most wonderful
show, and I had the most wonderful time. It’s like being back with Judy. He is absolutely fantastic!”
~ Margaret O’Brien, Judy Garland’s little sister in “Meet Me in St. Louis”
“There is literally no one who comes even close to Peter Mac,
who sings the only sincere loving tribute to Judy Garland anywhere.”
~Don Grigware, BroadwayWorld.com
West Hollywood, CA (May 22, 2012) – Bea Arthur would have turned 90 years old on May 27, 2012. To celebrate her birthday, actor D.J. Schaefer is transformed as Bea Arthur and will join Judy Garland played by rewound tribute artist, Peter Mac in a very special show Bea Arthur and Judy Garland: Tribute Artists Celebrate 90th Birthdays
Acclaimed Judy Garland impersonator Peter Mac and Bea Arthur tribute artist DJ Schaefer appear as two Dorothys together in this special one-night-only event, celebrating what would’ve been both ladies’ 90th birthdays. Set in the intimate French Market Supper Club, the show features a full Garland concert, with Arthur as her special guest for songs like “Bosom Buddies.” They’ll also recreate a scenario from Jerry Herman himself, with Garland playing Mame opposite Arthur. Expect plenty of laughs along with lots of memorable music when these two artists share the stage.
The special Bea Arthur’s birthday will run one night only on Sunday, May 27 at 8pm with doors open at 6:45pm dinner.
This special show also has Peter Mac perform live not only Judy Garland but four other ladies in one night as Liza Minnelli, Tallulah Bankhead, Katherine Hepburn, Peggy Lee.
Peter Mac preforms ever Friday & Saturday as Judy Garland. The show rotates out ever 4 weeks. Peter Mac’s Supper Club Theater is a private theater seating of 60 people and is located in the back of The French Market Quarter.
Peter Mac’s June show is:Judy Garland Live in Concert: GET HAPPY! A 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION is a brand new show as Judy Garland (Peter Mac) takes you on a musical journey through her life from her days in Vaudeville , to her illustrious film career at MGM, her legendary concert comebacks in the 50’s and 60’s, her CBS television series and beyond. More than just a concert GET HAPPY! is a theatrical experience! Featuring all of the Garland standards you love best, including The Trolley Song, The Man That Got Away and Over The Rainbow.
Show Preview video: http://youtu.be/CIbyLRKaFaU
The show has acclaimed Tribute Artist Peter Mac performing all roles as the iconic ladies of yesteryear. The evening includes performance by Peter Mac as Peter Mac, with musical direction by the incomparable Bryan Miller,
The French Market is located at: 7985 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 104, West Hollywood, CA 90046.
Tickets range between $15 And $30 and can be purchased at Goldstar.com – $30 at the door – Cash Only.
The doors open at 6:45pm for dinner and the show begins at 8pm. With 2 item food/drink minimum for each patron.
For More information visit www.friendofjudy.com or by calling: (310) 871-7563 or by emailing DJ@CabaretDesigner.com.
Mac will be appearing weekly, every Friday and Saturday as Judy Garland. The tribute artist is renowned for his homage to the rainbow girl, garnering special raves for his determination to bring to life the style, wit and musical legacy of an artist rather than caricature her familiar frailties as a human being. In 2005 Mac was interviewed for the United Kingdom television documentary, Hollywood Goddesses. In once in a lifetime opportunity, Mac took the stage as Garland at New York’s historic Palace theatre, recreating moments from Garland’s concert repertoire and the three famous engagements she played at that venue. In 2007, Mac was cast again as Garland along with several other Garland impersonators to perform in Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall
Here’s what the Critics and Celebrities had to say:
“ Peter Mac is Brilliant! When one watches and listens to Mac perform as Garland, it’s hard to distinguish where reality ends and illusion begins… the vocals are so close and the re-creation so precise that it’s nearly impossible not to be taken in completely… every mannerism that Garland had is there….simply impeccable!” Elliot Zwiebach, Cabaret Scenes
“Judy Garland lives again! Peter Mac is making entertainment history! His brilliance is obvious. Mac has an ingredient that adds up to a great star quality…I’d come back a thousand times!”- Joe Franklin. TV and Radio Impresario
“Peter Mac is Judy Garland …not a drag show! The illusion extends well beyond that antiquated form of performance. His portrayal of La Garland is Magical, Musical , Wonderful, and Brilliant. He has a gift for vocal mimicry… I can’t wait to see the rest of his cadre of Ladies.” – Jackie Collins , Best Selling Author
“Peter Mac is the Charles Pierce, Craig Russell and Jim Bailey of this generation! Bravo!”- Sammy Williams, Tony Award Winner (A Chorus Line, 1975)
“Spot on…looks and sounds like the real thing! So Warm and Wonderful , you’ll thank God you’re not in Kansas anymore!”- PM Magazine
“The incomparable Peter Mac does not impersonate Judy Garland, he recreates her! Even Judy would approve.”- Leon Hall, Fashion critic and TV Personality
“A warm ,dizzy ,happy upward spiral of joy! ….Peter Mac in a performance that kept me guessing his gender until I read the Playbill!”- Jonathan Warman, HX Magazine
“Peter Mac’s Judy Garland is not merely impersonation, it is a knowing and loving portrayal of the woman and the artist—a Judy both funny and touching . While he captures Garland’s famous vocal mannerism’s , he does not let them descend to caricature . His patter is smart and witty, yet with all of it’s sharpness, never mean spirited. Marvelously entertaining, this is lovely work!” Roy Sander, NY Critic