DIRECT FROM HER CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NYC ENGAGEMENT!
Performs “AFTER ALL”
- Friday, October 25, 2013 • 7:00pm
- Saturday, October 26, 2013 • 7:00pm
- Sunday, October 27, 2013 • 4pm
From Major Feature films playing roles such as Ms. Mona in MOONSTRUCK, co-starring in hit television shows like QUINCY and Game Show classics, to playing Tina Fey’s Mother in 30 ROCK, Gillette will surprise, delight and is certain to entertain!
She is Tina Fey’s mom on 30 ROCK and Marg Helgenberger’s mom on CSI but she may be best known as MONA, the mistress, in MOONSTRUCK. Now kids know her from the Disney show SHAKE IT UP! She had major roles in the following films: SHALL WE DANCE (with Richard Gere), BOYS ON THE SIDE, LARGER THAN LIFE, (Bill Murray’s mother) THE GURU, (with Bobby Canavale) SHE’S THE ONE, (Jennifer Aniston’s mother) BOB ROBERTS, (Jack Black’s mother) THE GREAT NEW WONDERFUL, HIDING VICTORIA, THE LAST ADAM, BUM RAP, CHARLIE HOBOKEN and UNDERTOW. Films for television include A CHRISTMAS MEMORY and SUMMER OF BEN TYLER.
Anita now has a recurring role on Law & Order SVU. She was a series regular on QUINCY, ALMOST GROWN (by David Chase), THE WAR AT HOME, BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE, ME & THE CHIMP, NORMAL, OHIO, THE BAXTERS, ALL THAT GLITTERS. Her episodic work includes SEX & THE CITY, COLD CASE, WOMEN’S MURDER CLUB, FRASIER, LAW & ORDER, and MAD ABOUT YOU. She has appeared on every major game show including PYRAMID, PASSWORD, MATCHGAME, TO TELL THE TRUTH, WHAT’S MY LINE, etc. She was a foil for Johnny Carson for at least 50 TONIGHT shows, and appeared many times on other talk shows and the BELL TELEPHONE HOUR.
Direction is by award winning New York cabaret veteran Barry Kleinbort who has also directed and written special musical materials for Kaye Ballard, Regis Philbin, Marcia Lewis, Mary Cleere Haran, John Epperson (aka: Lypsinka), Donna Murphy, the late Jerry Orbach, Karen Mason, Brent Barrett, Harolyn Blackwell, Heather MacRae, and many others. Musical Direction by Paul Greenwood, also an award winning cabaret pro, who has accompanied some of the industry's most honored performers including George Burns, Elly Stone, Art Garfunkel, Mary Cleere Haran, Ann Hampton Callaway, Nancy Lamott, and Sylvia McNair.