For immediate releaseMARNI NIXON, “The Voice of Hollywood,” presents a cabaret show at Diana Wortham Theatre on August 29th, at 3:00 p.m. One of the most famous voices in Hollywood film history, Ms. Nixon is best known as the singing voice of Natalie Wood in West Side Story, Deborah Kerr in The King and I and An Affair to Remember, as well as Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady.
This one-woman show of brilliant singing is part of the 2010 summer at the WORTHAM series, Pack Place in downtown Asheville, NC. Ms. Nixon sings highlights from her extensive career in TV, Recordings, Movies, Broadway and Opera. This once in a lifetime event will bring the audience a unique behind the scenes look into the music secrets and success of Hollywood and Broadway in the grand glamour silver screen days.
This special event is sponsored by Asheville Lyric Opera Guild and the Grand Bohemian Hotel and will benefit the ALO education programs and opera activates.
Tickets are available at 828-257-4530. Concert prices are $50, $40, and seniors $35.
For more information see www.ashevillelyric.org or call 828-236-0670.
Marni will also be performing October 9th with the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra at the Los Medanos College Recital Hall in Pittsburg, CA. We’ll provide more details and ticket info on this event in the near future.
Update: 8.17, 2:15 PM — Marni tells Voice Actors in the News exclusively that she has just won a Peabody Award for “Outstanding Contribution to American Music” which she will receive in May 2011 at an event in New York.
And as a bonus, here’s a January 2008 video interview with Marni Nixon from The Chicago Tribune:
A very special thanks to David Craig Starkey for the press release and images, and to Marni Nixon for the info on the Oct. 9th concert. Please visit MarniNixon.com for more about Marni’s life and work.
~ Craig Crumpton
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