Quinn Lemley 'Rita Hayworth - The Heat Is On!'

Written and Directed by Carter Inskeep

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Last Show: Saturday 17 th February 2024

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Known as 'The Love Goddess' in the noir classic, Gilda, performing 'Put The Blame On Mame'. 1940’s hottest sex symbol courted by powerful men, Orson Welles, Prince Aly Khan, Howard Hughes & co-stars Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly. This Bistro Winner & MAC Nominated theatrical concert contains 20 hits from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Performed by Quinn Lemley, who has an uncanny resemblance to Hayworth. NY Post - “you don’t even have to squint to see that Rita’s in the room” & Will Friedwald, WSJ -“Impossible for another singer with the talent, vivaciousness & sensuality to pull it off.” A story of  the rise to fame, “female empowerment” and the ultimate battle with Alzheimer’s. A tale of self discovery and empowerment. 

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“you don’t even have to squint to see that Rita’s in the room.”

The New York Post

Written & Directed by Carter Inskeep (Always, Patsy Cline). Arrangements by Tedd Firth. Backed by a quartet under the music direction of Tom Wilson. Costumes by Wendall Goings with handcrafted shoes by Michael Troy Brown.