Baby It’s You


Posted on April 30, 2011, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 5 Comments

I returned from Atlanta and visited Richard while he worked on the “Baby It’s You!” cast album which sounds terrific!

Richard on the left, in the studio working on the cast album of ‘Baby It’s You!’ which opens tonight.

Geno Henderson, who plays Jocko in the play and is terrific

Beth Leavel, who plays the lead and just …

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Posted on April 19, 2011, in Get Involved, My Blog, with 11 Comments

On the 16th, I went with Carrie Fisher and Richard to see a preview of “Baby, It’s You,” the Broadway musical that Richard was working on when he and I first started dating and it was playing in a tiny theatre in Los Angeles. Now it is about to open on Broadway (April 27th). It has become a …

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Posted on March 21, 2011, in My Blog, with 34 Comments

I feel I am in the middle of a parenthesis. Part of it, I’m sure, is that I feel an emptiness inside me where Dr Katherine Brandt used to reside. ( she was the character I played in “33 Variations). Part of it is that I have had a sinus infection ever since the play ended and so I feel …

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Posted on September 1, 2009, in My Blog, with 47 Comments

Iconic music educator, Sylvia Perry, playing Richard’s art deco piano. Note her wedding picture in foreground.

I kept hearing people who know Sylvia Perry describe her as “a force of nature.” Now that I have spent the better part of two days with her, I can testify that it’s true…she’s my new role model… something to strive for—being clear headed, …

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Posted on August 29, 2009, in My Blog, with 42 Comments

Richard’s mother, Sylvia Perry, is about to arrive at the house. She is 90 years old and still running the musical instrument business she started in the 1940s. It supplies instruments to schools and may well be the largest such in the country. I’m told Sylvia is a pistol. I will interview her tomorrow for my book. Tonight we’re going …

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PDA (public display of affection)

Posted on July 18, 2009, in My Blog, with 75 Comments

So many friends have brought to my attention (like I didn’t know) that I haven’t blogged in 11 days that I figure it’s time.

In my last blog post I said I was in love. Maybe I shouldn’t have but it’s so much fun I couldn’t resist. A few days later I discovered what PDA means because someone told me …

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