A critically-acclaimed musical biography about the life of the great comedienne, Gilda Radner, one of Palm Springs-based Francesca Amari's self-confessed idols, and told through Gilda's own words and stories. Amari, who has appeared in clubs from New York to Hollywood, worked with creative consultant and cabaret icon, Andrea Marcovicci to craft the show and find the perfect songs to complement Gilda's amazing story. While the show often tugs at the heartstrings, it is also filled with fun stories and belly laughs for the audience.
Amari created the show in 2011 for the first annual "Gilda's LaughFest" in Grand Rapids, Michigan, sharing the 10-day festival stage with such notables as Betty White, Margaret Cho & more. She has been presenting it throughout the country ever since, at some of the top rooms including the Metropolitan Room in New York, Davenport's in Chicago, The Gardenia in Los Angeles, Martini's Above Fourth in San Diego, the Joshua Tree International Improv Festival and The Purple Room in Palm Springs. The show is a musical biography about the life of the great comedienne, Gilda Radner, one of Amari's self-confessed idols, and told through Gilda's own words and stories. Amari worked with musical director Shelly Markham and creative consultant and cabaret icon, Andrea Marcovicci, to craft the show and find the perfect songs to complement Gilda's life story. While the show often tugs at the heartstrings, it is also filled with fun stories and belly laughs for the audience.
Feb 11 at 6 PM Pacific / 9 PM Eastern
THREE TICKET TYPES
1. General Admission: Best seats in the house
2. VIP Meet & Greet: Join other VIPs and chat with the performing artist at end of the show in a breakout room
3. Backstage Pass: Includes Meet & Greet and additional time after in performing artist’s backstage
YOU WILL RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINK IN THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL AFTER YOU PURCHASE YOUR TICKET.
TIME OF SHOW:
London 2 am+1
N.Y.C. 9 pm
Chicago 8 pm
Denver 7 pm
L.A. 6 pm
GET INTO THE ACT AND HAVE EVEN MORE FUN:
This exciting and unique performance will allow you, the audience, to participate by affecting the performance with your appearance and reactions. The virtual nightclub experience will be as powerful in your mind as an action-packed movie or a well-written novel with entertainment value. With our high-quality production, you will be transported to a nightclub experience. We want you to take part in this exciting, new platform and participate and 'get into character' as a good audience should. Let us show you how.
Go to https://metropolitanzoom.com/audience to learn more about good audience-ship, please watch the instructions on:
Accessing the show at showtime
Rules of conduct
Suggestions to get into the act and optimize your experience
Snack and drink suggestions
Sound and lighting on your end
Full video recording disclaimer
Go to https://metropolitanzoom.com/audience to learn more about getting into the act.
OUR VIRTUAL DOORS OPEN 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE SHOW: PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY. WE’VE GOT MUSIC TRIVIA, A VIRTUAL BARTENDER AND RECEPTIONIST WAITING TO GREET YOU.
*** VIP AND BACKSTAGE PASS HOLDERS
Please wait until after the end of the show to be brought into the VIP room. You will be asked if you want to join it and you must click on YES to access the VIP Room. Once you’ve entered, please UNMUTE your microphone so you can interact with the performing artists. It is very important that when you sign into Zoom, that you make sure your name is correct on the Zoom screen. Sometimes, people enter the zoom room as "Joe's iPhone" or "Jane's Ipad." We will not be able to separate you from the crowd unless your name is correct and we can identify you. To update your name on the screen, mouse over your name on the participant list and Click to RENAME yourself correctly. We cannot be held responsible if you were left out of the VIP Meet & Greet if it's not clear to us who you are. Thank you for your assistance in advance.