Lemley's Gotta Get a Gimmick to Play B.B. King Blues Club

News   Lemley's Gotta Get a Gimmick to Play B.B. King Blues Club Quinn Lemley will return to B.B. King Blues Club June 10 with her latest show, Gotta Get a Gimmick, Burlesque to Broadway.

Lemley, who recently toured with Carter Inskeep's Rita Hayworth tribute show The Heat Is On!, co-authored her new show with Jamie Jackson (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels). Thom Garvey directs the 8 PM performance.

The cast also features Jamie Jackson, Mike Walsh, Gina Marie Trello and Elaine Hayhurst. A nine-piece band will accompany the performers.

Gotta Get a Gimmick, according to press notes, explores Quinn's life as "an innocent midwestern girl who comes to New York and discovers her gimmick through the world and music of burlesque." Songs include "Hey Big Spender," "Ten Cents a Dance," "Let Me Entertain You," "My Man" and My Heart Belongs to Daddy."

The production has choreography by Jill Gorrie, costumes by Melissa King, orchestrations by Steve Rawlins, vocal arrangements by Phil Hall, musical direction by David Epstein and digital scenic design by Anaitte Vaccario.

Following the New York debut, Gotta Get a Gimmick will play The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm, FL; Mesa Performing Arts Center, Mesa, AZ; Sunrise Theatre, Fort Pierce, FL; and the Haugh Performing Arts Center, Glendora, CA. Tickets are available by calling (212) 997-4144 or by visiting www.bbkingblues.com.

BB King Blues Club is located in Manhattan at 237 W 42nd Street.

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