Submitted by: Firehouse Arts Center
The Cabaret Series will present Simply Sally Struthers, a rare intimate evening of songs, stories, and laughter with the favorite television, film and Broadway personality on Saturday, August 18, 2012. The 8:00 p.m. show will take place at the Firehouse Arts Center located at 4444 Railroad Avenue in downtown Pleasanton, Calif.
Struthers is best known as Gloria Stivic on television’s All in the Family, for which she won two Emmy awards in 1972 and 1979, and as Babette Dell on Gilmore Girls. She also starred in Broadway productions of Annie, Grease and The Odd Couple.
After a brief Archie Bunker's Place spin-off, Gloria, in 1982–1983, Struthers became a semi-regular panelist on the 1990 revival of Match Game. She also appeared occasionally as a celebrity guest on Win, Lose or Draw, had a recurring role as Bill Miller's manipulative mother, Louise, on the CBS sitcom, Still Standing. She was a regular cast member on Gilmore Girls.
Struthers provided voices for a number of animated series such as The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show and TaleSpin. She was one of the voice stars on ABC's Dinosaurs produced by Walt Disney and Henson Productions.
Struthers is also widely known for her work with ChildFund International, advocating on behalf of impoverished children in developing countries, especially Africa. Her activism has been satirized on television episodes of Grey's Anatomy, In Living Color, and South Park.
Tickets are Adult: $28, $33 and $38 and Senior; $28, $33 and $33. Group discounts are available. Tickets may be purchased online at www.firehousearts.org up to three hours prior to the performance, by phone at (925) 931-4848, or in person at the Firehouse Arts Center Box Office. Box Office hours are Wednesday-Friday, 12 noon-6:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and for two hours prior to the performance.
The entrance to free parking is on Spring Street near First Street.