All posts tagged "superstar"

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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L.A.’s the Place for Adah Menken



As Academy Awards Time approaches the authors of A Dangerous Woman remember superstars of the past. Here is a great article about the first American superstar who was Jewish, part black, part Irish, and all rebel–Adah Isaacs Menken.

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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…

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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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