PHOTO CALL: Opening Dame Edna Oct. 17: Mayer, Arthur, Page and Grey

News   PHOTO CALL: Opening Dame Edna Oct. 17: Mayer, Arthur, Page and Grey Attending the Oct. 17 opening night performance of Dame Edna: The Royal Tour at the Booth Theatre are (left to right) It Ain't Nothin' But The Blues' Ken Page, Give Me Your Answer, Do!'s Joel Grey, director Michael Mayer (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Side Man) and "Golden Girl" Bea Arthur.

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Photo by Photos by Aubrey Reuben

Attending the Oct. 17 opening night performance of Dame Edna: The Royal Tour at the Booth Theatre are (left to right) It Ain't Nothin' But The Blues' Ken Page, Give Me Your Answer, Do!'s Joel Grey, director Michael Mayer (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Side Man) and "Golden Girl" Bea Arthur.

Created by actor Barry Humphries in 1956, Dame Edna is described in her press as "a housewife, megastar, social anthropologist, investigative journalist, chanteuse, swami, adviser to British royalty, grief counselor, spin doctor, children's book illustrator and icon."

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