(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- Cape May Stage presents Sidekicked by Kim Powers now through September 20th. The play takes place on the last night of filming "I Love Lucy" and America's favorite sidekick - Ethel Mertz, played by Vivian Vance - has a lot to get off her chest.
This new play gives a glimpse into the behind the scenes drama of "I Love Lucy" as well as incredible unheard stories from Vivian Vance's extraordinary career.
The production is directed by Roy Steinberg and stars Sally Mayes as Vivian Vance. There will be a talk-back with the cast and crew on September 6th.
On Monday, August 19th at 8:00pm, Cape May Stage presents An Evening With Sally Mayes in the Robert Shackleton Playhouse. Throughout Sally Mayes' prolific career, she has always returned to her roots of Jazz singing and cabaret shows. Join them for an extraordinary evening of songs performed by Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominee Sally Mayes.
Throughout Sally Mayes' prolific career, she has always returned to her roots of Jazz singing and cabaret shows. Join us for an extraordinary evening of songs performed by Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominee Sally Mayes.
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Kim Powers is a two-time Emmy winner and the author of the novels Dig Two Graves and Capote in Kansas, as well as the critically acclaimed memoir The History of Swimming, a Barnes & Noble “Discover” Boo and Lambda Literary Award finalist for Best Memoir of the Year. Diane Sawyer called it “a riveting memoir: sensitive, wise and unsparing.” The New York Times Book Review called it “raw and engrossing.” He also wrote the screenplay for the festival-favorite indie film Finding North. Powers is currently the Senior Writer for ABC’s legendary news magazine 20/20, part of the team that has received an unprecedented three consecutive Edward R. Murrow Awards. A native Texan, he received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. And he loves I Love Lucy.
Robert Shackleton Playhouse is located at 405 Lafayette Street in Cape May, New Jersey.