Dancers Over 40 to Honor Choreographer Jack Cole

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The work of late stage and screen choreographer Jack Cole will be celebrated when Dancers Over 40 presents Jack Cole, Still Alive and Kicking at Symphony Space Oct. 13.

Cole, who is credited with creating theatrical jazz dance, lent his talents to such musicals as Kismet, Man of La Mancha, Alive and Kicking, Jamaica, Kean and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, as well as the films "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "There's No Business Like Show Business."

In attendance for the 7:30 PM panel and performance will be Marge Champion (featured in a clip from "Three for the Show"), Harvey Evans (Follies), choreographer Alan Johnson and additional Broadway performers to be announced.

Also on hand will be Norma Doggett Beswick (Magdalena), Gemze deLappe (Kismet, Oklahoma), Stuart Hodes (Kismet), filmmaker Annette Macdonald and Jack Cole biographer Svetlana Grody.

Tickets, priced $35 and $15 for DO40 members, are available by phoning (212) 864-5400 or by visiting SymphonySpace.

Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan. For further information visit DancersOver40.

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