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Molly Ringwald, America's sweetheart and teen idol from the 1980's opens the Gordon Center's 20th season with an enchanting jazz performance.
Owings Mills, Maryland (PRWEB) July 14, 2014
Americas sweetheart and 1980s teen idol, Molly Ringwald, will open the Gordon Centers 20th season on October 25th at 8:00pm. The Gordon is Baltimore Countys premier performing arts center located on the campus of the Rosenbloom Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills, Maryland.
Described by The Huffington Post as a silk-voiced jazz chanteuse, Ringwald will be accompanied by a jazz trio as she performs songs from her recent debut CD, Except Sometimes, as well as other specially selected music, including her rendition of The Breakfast Club classic, Dont You (Forget About Me). Click here to view her latest performance!
Ringwald grew up in a home filled with music and got an early appreciation of jazz from her dad, pianist Bob Ringwald. Beginning at around age three I started singing with his band and jazz music has continued to be one of my three passions along with acting and writing. I like to say it is my equivalent of comfort food. Its always where I go back to when I want to feel grounded, Ringwald says.
An actress of both stage and screen, Molly Ringwald was cast in Paul Mazurskys film Tempest at age 13. The role earned Ringwald a Golden Globe nomination. She has since starred in numerous films including: The Pick-Up Artist, For Keeps, Fresh Horses, Betseys Wedding, Jean-Luc Godards King Lear, and the iconic John Hughes movies: Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink.
Randi Benesch, Managing Director of the Gordon Center is thrilled to kick off the 2014-15 season with this intimate evening with Molly and her fantastic jazz trio. We are proud to offer a rich variety of entertainment here at the Gordon, says Ms. Benesch. We are always striving to bring top regional, national and international talent to our beautiful, 550-seat theatre, conveniently located in Owings Mills, MD.
The Peggy and Yale Gordon Center for Performing Arts offers an eclectic variety of professional entertainment in music, theater, dance, family programming and film. You will experience world-class acoustics in an intimate, state-of-the-art venue. Free parking in well-lit spaces, handicap accessible, and equipped with a special RF system for the hearing impaired, the Gordon Center can be enjoyed by all.
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