Debbie Reynolds Will Be Alive & Fabulous at the El Portal Theatre

By Andrew Gans
July 29, 2010

Showbiz legend Debbie Reynolds will return to North Hollywood's El Portal Theatre in September.



The famed singing actress will present her solo show, Alive & Fabulous, Sept. 23-Oct. 3. She will be accompanied by musical director Joey Singer.

The Sept. 24 performance is billed as a special Thalians Red Carpet Celebrity Evening. Reynolds and Ruta Lee founded the Thalians 55 years ago and continue to raise money for mental health from pediatrics to geriatrics. This evening will start at 6:30 PM with a silent auction and will also include appetizers, cocktails and Reynolds' performance.

Debbie Reynolds earned an Academy Award nomination for her work in the movie musical "The Unsinkable Molly Brown." The triple-threat is also known for performances in "Singin' in the Rain," "How the West Was Won" and "The Catered Affair" as well as her TV show, "The Debbie Reynolds Show." Reynolds was Tony-nominated for her performance in Irene, and later assumed the lead role in Broadway's Woman of the Year.

Performances are scheduled for Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 PM with matinees Sept. 26 and 29 and Oct. 3 at 3 PM.

El Portal Theatre is located at 5269 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. For tickets, priced $45-$60, call (818) 508-4200 or (866) 811-4111 or visit www.elportaltheatre.com.