The Show Biz Buzz about "42nd Street"

 Shirley and Patrick's press agents in New York City were responsible
for keeping us updated on all the excitement surrounding
Shirley and Pat's incredible Broadway run.
Thank You!

was delighted
to take on  the role of Dorothy Brock
 in the Broadway Musical "42nd Street".
Here for Playbill.Com   Great article!


   July 5th, 2004

Shirley on "Good Day Live"
Click on the photo above to view Video clip #1
 from the recent broadcast (1.6 Meg)
Shirley talks with Good Day's Dorothy Lucey about the plans to
work on the VH1 - Partridge Family reality show.

(1.8 Meg)  
Video clip #2 (Click photo) Shirley comments about her Broadway character.  

Video clip #3
(2.8 Meg)
Steve Edwards of "Good Day" asks Shirley about the remake of the film
she did with Brandon. Plus, in the background, a great clip from "42nd Street"!



June 2nd - Stars In the Alley
Weds. Morning - There was an outdoor concert in Shubert Alley to celebrate Broadway.
Shirley introduced Patrick and he sang " Lullaby of Broadway"

Thurs. - June 3rd - Live on-air interview with Scott Shannon & Todd Pettengill of
WPLJ Radio's Scott and Todd In The Morning. They play a mix of 80s, 90s and current hits.

Friday, June 4th - "After Hours with Cal Thomas"
Pat and Shirley
taped an interview with Cal Thomas for FOX News.

  Tuesday the 15th - Shirley and Patrick meet with a large group of
executives, advertisers and clients from TV GUIDE. They will enjoy a catered
informal party following the performance of "42nd Street".

June 18th - Two interviews in one day: "Fox and Friends"
as well as "The Biz" brought to you by CNN-fn.
Shirley and Pat are scheduled for more taped interviews later in the week.
"The Broadway Channel"
for both of them. Then Shirley is set to do an interview with
"The 70's Channel".
Both programs brought to you by the Sirius Satellite Radio Network.

Saturday - June 19th
A&E taped an interview with Patrick in the VIP Room at the Ford Center Theatre.
Shirley was also interviewed in her dressing room (no specific air date given)

Sunday - June 20th - Equity Fights AIDS event.
Shirley and Patrick joined actress Swoozie Kurtz and 200 Broadway dancers
(including several from "42nd Street") on stage at The Roseland Ballroom.
They appeared for the finale of The annual Broadway Bares Event.
It's a bit risqué, but in a fun theatrical way!

June 24th

Shirley received her caricature at Sardi's.
She's now immortalized along with
David, Shaun, Patrick and Jack Cassidy
Caricature created by Richard Baratz


Events from May

May 21st , the day that I arrived for my visit in New York City,
and Patrick were doing interviews over lunch with Blake Green of "Newsday"
a Long Island-based daily newspaper circulated in Manhattan and the boroughs.
He wrote a feature story on the two of them.

 May 27th was a very exciting evening. Shirley and Patrick were on hand to
present several awards at Sardi's restaurant for the
Outer Critics Circle Awards

Congratulation to all winners and especially Hugh Jackman who is
unbelievable in "The Boy From OZ". He won for best actor in a musical!

The awards event included a sit down dinner. Shirley's youngest son
Ryan Cassidy was there with his adorable girlfriend
(I met her at Shirley's 70th birthday party).

After the ceremony, Shirley and Pat had to run off to The Ford Center
for the Performing Arts for their evening performance of "42nd Street".

From The New York Times

 Congratulations Shirley and Pat!
Their opening night was Friday, May 7th, 2004

Interviews that took place before
Shirley and Patrick opened

Tuesday - April 27th - Shirley and Patrick were interviewed
about their roles in "42nd Street" by WHERE magazine.
The article will run in their June issue.

On Wednesday - They had a very full schedule. They were interviewed by
Bud Wilkinson for his nationally syndicated radio show
Broadway's Biggest Hits Radio.

Later on, they spoke with Tony Phillips of Broadway. COM  and
Deborah Baer of Gotham Magazine, which is a publication
devoted to New York Culture and entertainment.

Their hectic day was not over yet! In the afternoon
Patrick and Shirley were at The New Victory Theatre for a
publicity photo session!

- Shirley and Pat taped an interview with John Hanson
of the east coast soft rock station WRDX radio.
WRDX taped a series of TV Moms that will air the week of Mother's Day.
The conversation involved "The Partridge Family" and "42nd Street".

Don't miss the first ever mother-and-son duo on Broadway!

Get your tickets now! The seats are going fast.
We are thrilled by your email telling us that many of you
are planning a special trip to NEW YORK for the show.

To read a fabulous article about
Shirley's return to Broadway, click on the photo of Liz Smith.

Photos given to me by Shirley and Marty to post here on the web site.


David Cassidy visited step mom Shirley and
younger brother Patrick Cassidy
backstage on May the 16th.

"42nd Street" - Curtain call with Shirley, Patrick and cast.


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