All posts tagged "stage"

Market Watch: “It All Started with Menken”

Adah Menken was the first media celebrity, who was known around the world as “The Naked Lady” because her stage show featured her nude (in a sheer body stocking). Her star power inspired poets like Walt Whitman and writers like…


Market Wire: The First Celebrity, Stage Legend, Media Darling

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire -10/25/11)- This woman — whose life story is chronicled in the newly published “A Dangerous Woman: The Life, Loves and Scandals of Adah Isaacs Menken, 1835 – 1868” by Michael and Barbara Foster — appeared nude on…