Judy at Carnegie Hall Comes to the Cineplex!


I just heard the sound of 10 million gays of a certain age plotzing.

But let me explain.

Stay All Night — a documentary exploring Judy Garland‘s legendary performance at Carnegie Hall (the April 23, 1961, show) — has just gone into pre-production.

The film will use music from the concert as well as remembrances of those who were there to piece together what’s been described as “the greatest night in show business history” (though of course they said that before Charlie Sheen‘s Violent Torpedo of Truth tour came around, nyuck nyuck.)

Steven Lippman is directing and the executive producers are Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, along with producer Mary Wharton.

Still on the floor?

Well, get up! We’ll sing ’em all and we’ll stay all night!

(Below photo of Judy at Carnegie Hall courtesy of the John Fricke collection.)

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 21, 2011

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