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"Transatlantic Talent: Best of Both Worlds" at Theatre Museum
Transatlantic Talent: Best of Both Worlds will showcase established and emerging British and American artists, with performances taking place cabaret-style in the Theatre Museum’s Paintings Gallery 4 May, 1 & 29 June 2006 .
In the first season of this musically savvy series, all three shows will take the form of a double bill of hand-picked performers paired for one night only.
4 MAY: HOLLY PENFIELD & RAY JESSEL
California-born HOLLY PENFIELD has been a luminary on the London cabaret scene for over a decade, whilst Cardiff-born RAY JESSEL (himself now living in California) has enjoyed a career as a Hollywood screenwriter and Broadway composer.
1 JUNE: DUSTY LIMITS & RICK SKYE
DUSTY LIMITS, a swan-necked razor-tongued comic singer, has performed at the Pit Bar at the Old Vic, at the legendary Duckie and also on the Battersea Barge. He is a favourite performer with the Burly Q Revue and in Edinburgh’s Bongo Club.
New Yorker RICK SKYE impersonates Liza Minnelli with wicked vengeance and style in his show A Slice O’Minnelli, which will grace the London stage for the very first time.
29 JUNE: VALERIE CUTKO & OLIVER TOMPSETT
Baltimore-born VALERIE CUTKO has featured on Broadway in Grand Hotel and in Nine and Fanny at the Papermill Playhouse. Her UK theatre credits include Silk Stockings at Sadler’s Wells, My Fair Lady at the National Theatre and Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Beautiful and Damned, Phantom of the Opera and Camelot. She has performed her solo cabaret at London venues including Jermyn Street, the Pit Bar at the Old Vic, Too2Much, the Zetter and Lauderdale House. She appeared in the film of Phantom of the Opera and recently performed in the UK première of Michael John LaChiusa’s Lucky Nurse.
24 year old newcomer OLIVER TOMPSETT, who has previously performed the work of Michael John LaChiusa in the West End’s Notes from New York series at the Trafalgar Studios, is currently appearing in The Royal Hunt of the Sun at the National Theatre, with previous credits including the role of Sky in Mamma Mia in the West End.