42nd Street's Shirley Jones Honored June 24

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Academy Award winner Shirley Jones will be immortalized at Sardi's Restaurant this month.
Shirley Jones in 42nd Street
Shirley Jones in 42nd Street Photo by Joan Marcus

A caricature of the actress, who is currently starring in the Tony-winning revival of 42nd Street, will be unveiled at the famed restaurant June 24 at 5 PM. Patrick Cassidy — Jones' son and 42nd Street co-star — will join his mother to celebrate the new portrait. The 42nd Street company will also be on hand for the unveiling. Jones' caricature will be displayed with the drawings of David, Patrick, Shaun and Jack Cassidy.

Shirley Jones appeared in the Broadway productions of South Pacific and Maggie Flynn, but is best known for her work on the small and silver screens. She was the matriarch of "The Partridge Family" and also starred in the films of "Oklahoma," "Carousel" and "The Music Man." Jones won an Academy Award for her performance in "Elmer Gantry."

42nd Street plays the Ford Center for the Performing Arts on West 42nd Street. Shirley Jones stars as Dorothy Brock with Patrick Cassidy as Julian Marsh. For tickets, call (212) 307-4100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com. 42nd Street is scheduled to end its lengthy run Jan. 2, 2005.

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