Late, great musical stars were celebrated onstage at the Richards Center for the Arts as part of the “Icons & Idols” show to benefit Palm Springs Unified School District’s arts programs.
Composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has said he wanted to give audiences “songs they could whistle as they left the theater and take home in their pockets.” Michael Childers made certain that happened for attendees of his One Night Only – Hello Jerry event, a tribute to Herman benefiting Jewish Family Service of the Desert. Childers, who has produced One
It’s unusual for a cast to socialize with fans and supporters on the evening prior to an opening performance, but producer Michael Childers knows how to make his production opportunities last as long as possible, even if the show is titled, One Night Only. This year’s benefit was a tribute to composer Jerry Herman, who is known for Hello, Dolly!,