Born to Dean Martin, legendary singer/actor/comedian and member of the legendary Rat Pack, daughter Deana Martin said she always knew she wanted to be an entertainer.
John Waters, the man known for giving us such quirky films as Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, Polyester and others, has done it again with the publication of his fourth book, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America.
She starred in the film and was married to the author of Chapter Two for 10 years.
Jackie Martling learned early on how powerful telling jokes could be.
His parents lived only three blocks from each other on Shelmire Street in the Northeast. They met, married, and ultimately produced a son, Steve Pacek, who has gone on to accomplish much in the world of the theater.
When the Philly Pops presents its final program of the season next weekend, flutist Ed Schultz will be in his usual place onstage at Verizon Hall.
It opened on Broadway in 1961, and shortly thereafter won seven Tony Awards (including one for its star, Robert Morse), the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards and the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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She won a Best Actress Award for her work in Sunset Boulevard in Colorado.
Theater director and actor Matt Pfeiffer is a born-and-bred Philadelphian who grew up in the Northeast and now lives in South Philly.