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FANNY BRICE, the popular comedian and singer who reigned supreme in "The Roaring 20's" returns to earth to reveal fact from fiction in the show "FUNNY GIRL" which was based on her life. As 'Fanny', Betty Comora shares anecdotes about her childhood, her marriages and her career. The 'ups and downs' of her life are interspersed with several songs - including "Second Hand Rose" and "My Man".
You'll laugh, shed a tear and share Fanny's philosophy -- 'If you want the rainbow, you must have the rain'.
Betty wrote this one hour production which is self contained and appropriate for house parties, community groups and fundraisers. Road Scholar groups in Sarasota have asked for a return engagement of "Fanny Brice Tells All".
Details of a New Jersey performance in March, 2012 at an Art Gallery in Boonton will be posted shortly
Suggested cost: House parties ($100 minimum depending on location)
Community, theater and other performances: Cost is negotiable varying with location and size of venue
The Reviews Are In:
"FANNY BRICE REVEALS ALL" has been performed at various venues including: Pelican Cove, The Villa Grande (for Sarasota Area Playwrights Society), Skyclad Gallery, Boonton, NJ, Pinebrook Community in Bradenton, several house parties Jewish Sisterhood in Venice, Lakehouse West , Plymouth Harbor and will be featured in the annual Suncoast Jazz Classic Festival in Clearwater, FL
"Thanks for your wonderful show. It was such a success. I only heard positive comments about your professionalism. People were surprised at how good the show was --but we weren't. We've seen you in performance many times before.", Alice Levine/Pelican Cove
"Betty Comora is a 'national treasure'! What a great show" Ellen Kaplan/NJ & FL Jazz Club
"It's the talk of the town. Funny, factual, fantastic Fanny", Shirley Goodman/professional dancer
"Your performance was outstanding. I've only heard very approving comments. A lot of work was put into creating the show e show and it came off seamlessly", Dr. James Griffith/Plymouth Harbor
"Once again, thanks for sharing your talent here. Your portrayal of Fanny was brilliant! You're depth of insight into her life is to be commended. Jane Glennan/activities director, Lakehouse West
"We all really, REALLY, enjoyed your performance. So much fun! Nancy Gold, Jewish Sisterhood, Temple Sinai
"Betty has done it again. Great job made our celebration a special event with "Fanny". George Loukides, founder of SAPS (Sarasota area playwrights society)
"She combines entertainment and education in a brilliant fashion with 'Fanny Brice Tells All', Arlene Corsano (writer/producer)
December 2019: "You were TERRIFIC! You are a natural comic and you were great with stylizing the songs. Nice voice, too! Very well done!" GEORGE DRUMMOND,Back Stage Sarasota
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