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Marlene Dietrich – The Blue Angel

Marlene Dietrich in Josef von Sternberg’s 1930 film, The Blue Angel, based on Heinrich Mann’s 1905 satire of the middle class, “Professor Unrat.”

“Blue Angel — A Marlene Dietrich Retrospective”

presented by MASTERS’ CABARET, starring Diane McNaron & Michael King
and introducing Barrington McQueen as the mythic “Jonny”

Saturday, September 29, 8:00 PM
Homewood Community Arts Center –
Home of the Children’s Dance Foundation
1715 27th Court South, Homewood, AL 35209

“Falling in Love again,” Lili Marlene,” “The Boys in the Back Room” …

From the haunting cabarets of Berlin to Hollywood in its heyday, the passionate and controversial life of Marlene Dietrich nearly spanned the Twentieth-Century. A woman of secrets & contradictions, a glamour queen who donned a uniform to sing at the front in WWII & then became the world’s most highly paid concert entertainer. Here are her songs and her story.

Table Seating, $20, BYOB, Advance Purchase Only;
Row Seating, $15,
All seating limited

dianemcnaron@aol.com, 205.908.4424 for Ticket Purchase & Information,
Online Ticket Purchase: http://dianemcnaron.com/training.html
Directions: http:// childrensdancefoundation.org/WhoWeAre/Directions.aspx

Artist Bios:
Diane McNaron is a singer of cabaret, jazz and art song. She directs both the Politically Incorrect Cabaret & Masters’ Cabaret and has released two CDs. As a former stage director in the field of opera, she has lived and worked in many states and countries and thinks this experience gives her a good perspective on her work as an activist for peace. http://dianemcnaron.com

Michael King is a cabaret performer, gospel concert artist and musical theater director. He has shared the stage with such luminaries as Eartha Kitt, Jennifer Holiday, Sam Harris and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Formerly a South Florida Entertainer of the year, he is presently Director of Choirs and Musical Theatre at Altamont School.

Barrington Von Thurston McQueen is a current sophomore pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre at the University of Montevallo where last season he portrayed Leading Player in PIPPIN. He is originally from Montgomery, AL where he has trained in dance, acting, singing, viola, and violin.

http://dianemcnaron.com/

PRESS RELEASE – “Blue Angel — A Marlene Dietrich Retrospective”
Contact: Diane McNaron dianemcnaron@aol.com 205.908.4424
Event Website: http://dianemcnaron.com/
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