The resurgence of 1930s and ‘40s music has given highly acclaimed
actress Sally Kellerman a chance to do what she enjoys most -- sing.
Best known for her role as Major Margaret “Hotlips” Houlihan in
the 1970 film “MASH,” Kellerman has continued performing in comedy
and drama on film, stage and TV. What many fans don’t know is that
she has also enjoyed a singing and recording career for the past 25
“I’ve had this secret career over the years, but it’s only been
over the last few years my focus has been on music and singing,” she
Along with a busy entertainment career, she’s also been raising
her 14-year-old twins in her home in the Hollywood Hills.
She brings her one-woman show Thursday and Friday to The Alex
Theatre as the kickoff for “Hattie & Harold’s Onstage Cabaret”
series. What’s special about this series is the audience sits on
stage surrounding the performer. It is co-produced by The Alex,
actress-singer Hattie Winston (CBS Television’s “Becker”) and her
husband, orchestrator-composer Harold Winston (Broadway’s
The show, titled “In One Era and Out the Other,” is lush and
beautiful, and there is a contemporary touch to the standards,
“It makes me feel good -- whooooo,” she cried out in jubilation.
Cris Caswell is her musical director and arranger and will be
playing the piano for Kellerman. Band members playing synthesizer,
saxophone, bass and drums will join Caswell.
After The Alex, Kellerman takes the show on national tour, and she
has just completed the vocals for a new CD of original songs.
“This is the most exciting time for me,” she said. “My singing is
receiving the best response from audiences and people I admire and
Tickets For The Alex performance are $45 for Thursday and $55 for
Friday. The theater advises that seating is very limited, and that
patrons must be 18 and older. Tickets may be purchased at The Alex
box office, 216 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale, by calling 243-2539, or
online at www.AlexTheatre.org.
Next in the series is Hattie Winston herself, who will perform
Nov. 13 and 14. Additional shows and their stars are to be announced
later this year.