One Woman Show written and performed by Barbara Perry: Five hilarious sequences, five very different but equally dazzling ladies. Everything from strip-tease to Shakespeare—from toe-shoes to tap dancing!
8×5.2 • 68 pages • $9.50
Barbara Perry, about whom it is said, she is the only contemporary performer who can emulate both Ruth Draper and Paul Draper with equal success,” gathered the material for Passionate Ladies during a notably diversified career. Since her auspicious debut as the Baby in Madame Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera at the age of four, the dancer-actress-writer has enjoyed a career that spans from nightclub to Broadway, from ballet to tap dancing and from coast to coast. On Broadway, Miss Perry has appeared in Hecht and MacArthur’s Swan Song, opposite the legendary Eddie Foy Jr. in Rumple and Burgess Meredith in Happy as Larry. In London, she starred in the famed Café de Paris and the Palladium and in Zip Goes a Million, starring England’s beloved George Formby, which ran for two years at the Palace Theatre. Miss Perry is a recognized television performer who has been seen on many series as well as specials for Dinah Shore, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Johnny Carson, to name a few. She has also appeared in dozens of American national companies and west coast musical productions. Miss Perry is a member of Theater 40, Beverly Hills, Theatre East and Theater West. She won two Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for writing and performing Passionate Ladies and two Drama-Logue awards and Santa Barbara’s Independent Award for her one-woman show. As a young girl, this extraordinary performer also won the RADA award at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.