All posts tagged "Adah Menken"

The Wrap: Adah Menken “The Original Naked Lady”



The Wrap, 2/7/2012 Adah Isaacs Menken: The Original Naked Lady Tina Fey: “Betty White once told me, ‘Never let anyone tell you, you are not good enough to pose nude.’” For better or worse, in the movies, on television, on…

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Windy City Times: Dangerous Woman book review



WINDY CITY MEDIA GROUP: Celebrating 25 years of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender News, Adah Menken and George Sand A Dangerous Woman by Michael Foster and Barbara Foster, $24.95; Lyons Press; 347 pages Stripped naked and bound to a fiery…

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For Your Eyes Only with David Alpern



Since 1982, Alpern’s show has broadcast more than 5,000 interviews with public officials, corporate leaders, scientists, medical experts, authors and celebrities across a broad ideological spectrum. Among them: Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, Katharine Hepburn, Katharine Graham, Bill Gates, former CIA…

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Chicago Stage Style Review



Joe Stead has enjoyed a lifelong passion for the theatre, which has involved acting, directing, producing, designing and reviewing since 1984.  He served as founder, producer and Artistic Director of Curtain Up Productions in Baltimore, Maryland and Four Star Players…

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Adah’s Gay Friends



On the historic date of December 18, 2010 the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy was repealed by an act of Congress. Finally, gays may serve openly in the U.S. military. In 1860, 150 years earlier, when young, aspiring actress Adah…

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