“Who can turn the world on with her smile?
Who can take a nothing day, and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile?
Well it's you girl, and you should know it
With each glance and every little movement you show it”
- Mary Tyler Moore Show Theme Song – written by Sonny Curtis
MOUNT VERNON - Who can forget Mary Tyler Moore, whose witty and graceful performances on two top-rated television shows in the 1960s and ’70s helped define a new vision of American womanhood? She won four of her seven Emmy Awards in the role of Mary Richards, where she expressed both the exuberance and the melancholy of the single career woman who could plot her own course without reference to cultural archetypes.
Although Mary Tyler Moore died in 2017, Amy K. Stoner will bring her to life in the Chautauqua style first person living history as part of the 2018 Chautauqua Series at the Grand Hotel (12 Public Square in downtown Mount Vernon) on Thursday July 12 The Chautauqua Series supported in part by the Ariel Foundation and the Grand Hotel is organized and brought to our community on a donation basis by Elixir Presents.
The programs feature an opening act to set the mood, this show will open with Chris Petee singing the music of Linda Ronstadt. After the opening act, Amy will become Mary Tyler Moore and after her presentation she will take questions about Moore from the audience.
Doors open at 6 PM at this theater that is special needs friendly with show starting at 7 PM.
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