Between Vincente Minnelli, Judy Garland
and Liza, they kept everything.
had such an iconic and recognizable voice.
The UK premiere of a song and dance spectacular celebrating the life and music of Hollywood legend Judy Garland
comes to the Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl next month.
He appeared in a string of musicals with Judy Garland
as well as starring as Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The famous blue and white gingham pinafore dress that Judy Garland
wore in the movie fetched PS199,500 - 10 times more than expected - when it was bought by an American collector at a Christie's auction in 1999.
Nominated for four Olivier Awards in 2011, End of the Rainbow took the West End by storm during its sell-out, six-month run, with Tracie Bennett winning both critical and popular acclaim for her sensational performance as Judy Garland
The project is based on "Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland
," a biography by Gerald Clarke.
A confessed Judy Garland
fan, she opens with a light, gleeful rendition of "Get Happy," enlivened by a small brass ensemble.
Dylan spun tunes by Judy Garland
(``Come Rain or Come Shine''), Muddy Waters (``Blow, Wind, Blow'') and Joe Jones (``California Sun'') during the hourlong program broadcast on XM's Deep Tracks (XM 40) and the Village (XM 15) channels, with reruns through the weekend.
Moving from the license of "Say Yes," she mellows things out (caressing Billie Holiday's "God Bless the Child"), before reminding the audience who she is ("Liza with a 'Z'"): Judy Garland
and Vincente Minnelli's daughter but also a "child who's got her own"--her own name (mis)-recognition, talent, and career, as well as her own stash and her own take on homosexuality.
ALL TIME FAVOURITE: Judy Garland
in the cinema classic The Wizard of Oz
The book is also going to follow the twisting and turning yellow brick road life and death of her mother Judy Garland
and her estrangement from half sister Lorna Luft.