Adams, who appeared in the original Broadway productions of Kismet and The Pajama Game, traces her career in show business from Broadway to Hollywood, as well as her marriage to screen actor Steve McQueen. Adams will play four performances through Oct. 4. Something Cool is directed by Ted Sprague. Andy Howe serves as music director for the evening, which includes such songs as "Dancing On a Dime," "Something Cool," "It's De-Lovely," "I Am What I Am," "You and Me," "I Got Lost in His Arms," "My Attorney Bernie" and "Like It Was."
In addition to her early career on Broadway, Adams starred in the national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Me and Juliet. Screen appearances include "This Could Be the Night," "Buddy, Buddy," "Fuzz" and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents." She is the author of "My Husband, My Friend," which details her marriage to the late McQueen. The book is currently in development for a screen adaptation.
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