Taboo's McCartney Will Sing Songs of Rosemary Clooney in February | Playbill

News Taboo's McCartney Will Sing Songs of Rosemary Clooney in February
Liz McCartney — of Broadway's Taboo and Mamma Mia! — will debut a new cabaret act Feb. 25 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

McCartney will celebrate the life and music of the late "girl singer" Rosemary Clooney in her new show, which is titled Rosemary and Time. Show time is 9:30 PM. Liz McCartney starred on Broadway in Mamma Mia!, Taboo, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and the short-lived musical Dance of the Vampires. She also spent nearly two years in the Boston production of Nunsense, and her regional credits include Paint Your Wagon, The Rocky Horror Show and Fifty Million Frenchmen. McCartney was recently seen Off-Broadway in the musical Bingo, in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Pirates! and the George Street Playhouse mounting of Souvenir.

Rosemary Clooney, forever immortalized in the film "White Christmas," was known for her interpretations of such classics as "Hey There," "Come On-A My House," "Bargain Day," "Botch-A-Me," "Count Your Blessings (Instead Of Sheep)," "From This Moment On," "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening," "Mambo Italiano," "Sisters" and more. Clooney died at the age of 74 in 2002. She was born in Maysville, KY. Clooney had struggled with lung cancer in her later years; a final 2001 concert was preserved on disc.

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within the West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd Street at Ninth Avenue. There is a $15 cover charge and a $15 food/drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 695-6909.

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