THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Cabaret Star Andrea Marcovicci Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
26 Sep 2012

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Mary Martin in The Sound of Music.


"When I was a little girl, I went to see the show. Since my father was her doctor, I went backstage after the performance and we were introduced. He told Ms. Martin, 'My daughter sings,' and she grabbed me by both shoulders and exclaimed, 'You're a singer? We NEED girls in show business like you! You must audition for the show.' I begged my father to let me do just that all the way home, and beyond."