Shelly Goldstein will bring "One Fine Day: The Groovy Girls of the 60s" to Catalina's Jazz Club in Los Angeles, tonight, February 19, 2013.
Goldstein's first solo appearance in LA since 2010 is a musical love letter to the Groovy Girls who changed music in the era of 1963-73 -- Dusty Springfield, Carole King, Petula Clark, Mama Cass Elliot, Laura Nyro, Lesley Gore, Lulu, Carly Simon -- as well as some Broadway from the era & Shelly's inimitable song parodies like "Stupid Callous Homophobic Hateful Legislation" and "The Middle Age of Aquarius..."
Doors open at 7:00pm; Showtime 8:30pm. Catalina's Jazz Club is located at 6725 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, Calif. Tickets: $15 plus dinner or 2 drinks; call 323-466-2210.
Goldstein is a writer-performer who has written for every genre of TV, film and stage. Her one-woman shows have played to sell-out crowds throughout the US and UK. She has written sitcoms, dramas, lyrics, documentaries, animation, award shows, jokes and special material for such performers as Steve Martin, Sharon Stone, Donald Trump, Will Smith, Liza Minnelli, Cybill Shepherd, Paula Abdul, Justin Timberlake, Jeffrey Tambor, Tracey Ullman, Samuel L. Jackson, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Joe Mantegna, Billy Connolly, Michael McKean, Jane Krakowski, Alfred Molina, Chevy Chase, Randy Jackson, Benicio Del Toro, Eva Longoria, Chita Rivera, Susan Stroman, James Earl Jones, Steven Spielberg, Daryl Hannah, Normal Lear and Yoko Ono.
She is the go-to name for events that combine humor, style and substance for such clients as UNICEF (L.A. & NYC), THE Princess GRACE FOUNDATION (NYC), Norman Lear's PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY (Washington DC, L.A.), and his ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA AWARDS (L.A.) - voted "One of L.A.'s 10 Best Events". For YOU'VE GOTTA HAVE HEART she wrote a theatrical evening about Women and Heart disease (aka THE ANGINA MONOLOGUE) that ran in LA, NYC and was presented in front of Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and the female members of Congress.
She wrote the book for the disco musical, LAST DANCE, which work, shopped on Broadway. In 2007 she co-starred in the film, THE RIDDLE with Vanessa Redgrave and Sir Derek Jacobi and in 2009 she co-stars with Vinnie Jones in the Irish independent film, LEGEND OF THE BOG.
Onstage, she is one of the busiest names on the International Cabaret circuit. She recently completed a sold out run at Dublin's Mill Theatre with her show, GAY MAN TRAPPED INSIDE THE BODY OF A STRAIGHT GIRL (aka SODOM & BEGORRAH). Her new show, ONE FINE DAY: THE GROOVY GIRLS OF THE 60s features a look at the music and fashions of such icons as Dusty Springfield, Carole King, Laura Nyro, Petula Clark, Mama Cass, Carly Simon, Lesley Gore and Lulu. Other shows include: SONGS FOR LOVERS & THOSE THEY'VE DUMPED, SLINGS & EROS and THE MOTHER OF ALL CABARET.
Her gay marriage song parody STUPID CALLOUS HOMOPHOBIC HATEFUL LEGISLATION went viral on youtube and has been viewed in over a dozen countries - and was translated into French by an enthusiastic fan. It has been played on several radio shows including Frangela's KTLK show in LA.
She is a special guest star on Ray Jessel's CD, NAUGHTY OR NICE and co-starred in the recent Hollywood tribute to Stephen Schwartz: CHANGED FOR GOOD. She starred in London's West End production of JUDY & FRANK.