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June 5th, 2014 by Temple City Tribune
–BENEFIT FOR PASADENA SENIOR CENTER–
Enjoy a Bob Hope-style USO show with an engaging story and lively entertainment Saturday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 29, at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Madre Playhouse.
A fundraiser for the Pasadena Senior Center, the show will begin with a rendition of Bob Hope’s first USO show that took place at March Field in Riverside and his last in Saudi Arabia.
Music from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s will honor and celebrate America’s military men and women who served during World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq as performers sing and dance in military-style uniforms.
VIP guests invited to attend include some surviving members and widows of the Tuskegee Airmen and women who worked in Rosie the Riveter jobs and as Women Airforce Service Pilots.
Ticket prices are $35 for general admission, $30 for seniors, $20 for veterans and $15 for children and under. Tickets may be purchased at www.sierramadreplayhouse.org, the box office at 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. or by calling 626-355-4318 and pressing 0.
Thanks for the Memories: A Musical Tribute to Bob Hope and the USO has been created and produced by Theaters of Vision Productions and Lani Ridley Pedrini, a member of the Pasadena Senior Center board of directors.
For more information visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org.