JOY DAVIDSON returns to the theatre with...
- three one-woman plays: MARIA: The Life and Loves of Maria Callas (Alma H. Bond), ALICE: An Evening with the Tart-Tongued Alice Roosevelt Longworth (Kitty Felde), HEPBURN: Tea At five ()
- the Tony Award winning play "Master Class" (Terrence McNally), and
- as Narrator for various orchestral performances.
The three one-woman plays, MARIA , ALICE and HEPBURN are available in two formats:
- 60 minutes with an additional 30 minutes question-and-answer period or
- 90 minutes
The plays have been proven successful for general theatre audiences with sold out performances. Each has significant historical content and is particularly appropriate for educational programs e.g.:MARIA: Opera Companies' fund-raisers for Guild activities, apprentice programs; college and university music programs. A master class with Miss Davidson for vocal students/young artists is available in conjunction with the theatrical booking.
ALICE: Historical Societies, particularly those with an interest in the Roosevelt Family; Life-Long Learning
HEPBURN: The first act takes place in September 1938. The second act takes place in February 1983, after Hepburn was injured in a car crash.Programs targeting adult education. Set suggestions and performance fees are open to negotiation with Miss Davidson. Joy Davidson is also available for the leading role of Maria Callas in the drama-critics award winning play, "Master Class" (Terrance McNally) and for the role of Narrator in a variety of symphony orchestra performances, e.g. "Peter and the Wolf" (Sergei Prokofiev) and "Facade" (music by William Walton; poetry by Edith Sitwell)
Telephone: 305-510-5131 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
PLAY: HEPBURN: TEA AT FIVE by Matthew Lombardo
Posted on April 12, 2012 | No CommentsNaples woman will portray screen legend Katharine Hepburn in one-woman show Story by Glenn Miller Joy Davidson has enjoyed many roles: Opera singer, wife, mother and performer. Now, the Naples...
Posted on April 10, 2012 | No CommentsThrough it all, Davidson skips ladylike around the simple set, pouring tea, chatting on the phone and telling stories. Telling stories is what the actress does best because she gets...
Posted on April 10, 2012 | No CommentsThe first act takes placae in September 1938. Despite Broadway performances and her first Oscar, Hepburn has just been labeled “box-office poisoin” after a series of film flops. With her...
Play: Alice: An Evening with the Tart-Tongued Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Posted on January 31, 2012 | No CommentsOnline Source: Washington Post: Alice: An evening with the tart-tongued daughter of Theodore Roosevelt Erin Williams writes in the Washington Post on July 19, 2011: If you haven’t got anything nice...
Posted on December 5, 2011 | No CommentsOnline Source: The Hill Washington, DC: July 18, 2011: “She could have been overshadowed by her president father and House-Speaker husband, but Alice Roosevelt Longworth found a way to...
Posted on November 5, 2011 | No Comments“An Evening with the Tart-Tongued Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt” had five performances in Washington D.C.’s prestigious Fringe Festival. This production was directed by Stevie Zimmerman, produced by the playwright Kitty...
Posted on December 30, 2012 | No CommentsAbout Joy Davidson: Program Bio Joy Davidson, mezzo-soprano, began her career with a professional debut in Rossini’s LA CENERENTOLA with Greater Miami Opera and went on to sing 45 roles...
Posted on November 24, 2012 | No CommentsFormer Met singer hopes to introduce Neapolitans to the lust, curses and scandals of ‘Rigoletto’ Joy Davidson will bring music, art, fascinating guests and decades of experience to her Lifelong...
Posted on November 24, 2012 | No CommentsJoy is being presented by LifeLong Learning at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts with 3 candid “behind the scenes” interviews. November 14, 2012 features Maestro Victor DeRenzi, Artistic Director...
Posted on April 5, 2012 | No CommentsPhotos by SAO Photography (click on the thumbnail photo to retrieve a high-resolution copy)