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'Wishing You a Very Gilda Christmas' starring David Leddick, Kley Tarcitano runs Dec. 9-11 at The Manor

News release from Vincent Colonna Jr.:

WISHING YOU A VERY GILDA CHRISTMAS

Starring David Leddick as Gilda and Kley Tarcitano as the Naked Elf

THE MANOR

2345 WILTON DRIVE
WILTON MANORS, FLORIDA 33305

Manor Hotline 954-626-0082

THEMANORCOMPLEX.COM

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Thursday December 9th, Friday December 10th and Saturday December 11th 2010

7:30 PM

General Admission Tickets $20 or VIP Tickets $35

Online Tickets @ brownpapertickets.com/event/136281

Call for tickets 1-800-838-3006

Show your ticket and receive a 10% discount on food only at The Manor restaurant day of show.

Gilda just couldn't stay away any longer. She's back for Christmas at the Manor with new holiday songs, and some new dresses (Thank God!).  She'll tell you all about her years in Hollywood, on Broadway, on television. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you won't believe a word of it!

David Leddick has also written four musicals with Andrew Sargent as composer: “The Secrets of the Chorus”, “Quentin and I”, “Presenting Gilda Lilly” and “ESCORTS.” He starred in the musical “It’s A Fabulous Life”, which played to sold-out crowds at the Broward Center of the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale and the Colony Theater in Miami Beach. He has appeared in the world premiere of the “11 O’clock Number”, as well as Terrance McNally’s “Some Men”, both at the Rising Action Theater in Fort Lauderdale. And most recently in the double-bill “Mr. Charles currently of Palm Beach” by Paul Rudnick and “Mexico City” which he wrote.

David Leddick is known world-wide for his novels and homoerotic art books. The author of the Lambda Award-winning books: “Naked Men” and “The Male Nude”, David Leddick has published no less than 20 works. His books are available for purchase at Amazon.com.

THE MANOR is a new addition to Wilton Manors ever growing community. THE MANOR features a sophisticated yet comfortable ambiance, classic tavern cuisine, an ultra lounge, a night club, a martini bar and a theater space. A combination of vintage style and cosmopolitan sophistication engulfs the theater. The two level theater is adorned with an abundance of huge chandeliers, a covered outside arcade with a Polynesian flavor, a large performance stage & the best of the best in sound & lighting.

David Kingery, Miami’s in-demand director, is directing the show.  This is his third collaboration with Mr. Leddick having directed "Quentin and I" and "ESCORTS."  He is currently Artistic Director for Arts at St. Johns on Miami Beach and has been performing and directing in musical theater professionally in New York, Los Angeles and Miami for the past 15 years.  He also was the founding Artistic Director for the South Beach Gay Men's Chorus.

Kley Tarcitano is a well know entertainer in his home city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has performed on television and at the HSBC Brazil, Sao Paulo’s largest arena. Kley is making his 2nd appearance with in a David Leddick show having previously performed in “Escorts.”

Composer Andrew Sargent has also written the music for “The Secrets of the Chorus,” a backstage-backstabbing musical romp, and “It’s a Fabulous Life.” His scores are featured in the mini-musical about Quentin Crisp titled “Quentin and I” and the starry-eyed Hollywood fable “Presenting Gilda Lilly.” And of course he wrote the score to the South Florida all performances sold out “ESCORTS.” Sargent studied music at the University of Montevallo, Alabama.

V. J. Colonna is the manager for Mr. Leddick and Mr. Sargent. His production company, V. J. Colonna Productions, Inc., produced “Presenting Gilda Lilly” “Quentin and I”, “The Secrets of the Chorus”, “ESCORTS”, and Mr. Leddick’s cabarets: “David Leddick at the Deauville,” “The Littlest Review,” and “Let’s Fall In Love.”. He also produced Steven Sondheim’s “Company” starring Polly Bergen at the Lincoln Theater in Miami Beach. He is a member of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT.org) Photo Credit: David Vance

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