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Say Goodnight Gracie

FEBRUARY 8, 2014 - 7:30 PM - SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE

The hit Broadway play, "Say Goodnight Gracie", invites you to spend a hilarious, heart-warming evening in the uplifting company of the world’s favorite and funniest centenarian,  George Burns, who spanned over 90 years of American entertainment history, is now alive and kicking — and singing and dancing! — in a stunning tour de force solo performance. With vintage photographs and video clips from film and television performances, "Say Goodnight Gracie" brings to life Burns's fascinating story.

In Say Goodnight Gracie, we discover George in limbo between this world and the next, unable to join his beloved wife and partner Gracie Allen until he gives the Command Performance of his lifetime for God. He looks back upon his impoverished, plucky youth on the lower East Side of New York… his disastrous but tenacious career in Vaudeville ... the momentous day when he meet a fabulously talented young Irish girl named Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen … their instant chemistry, with his flawless timing a perfect mate to her dizzy delivery ... his wooing of her, their marriage and their rise to the pinnacles of Vaudeville, Movies, Radio and Television. Gracie’s demise forced George to start from square one in life and in his career, eventually achieving an equal level of success as a solo raconteur and Academy Award-winning actor in the “Sunshine Boys” and “Oh, God.”

Say Goodnight Gracie was Broadway’s third longest running solo performance show and was nominated for a 2003 Tony Award for BEST PLAY and won the 2003-04 National Broadway Theatre Award for BEST PLAY.

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Date: 
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:30
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