Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Three-Time Daytime Emmy Winner Cady McClain Stars in One-Woman Show, Tony-Award Nominee for Best Play "Shirley Valentine" at Cape May Stage in NJ June 7 - July 2 2023

Three Time Emmy Winner Cady McClain stars in the one-woman show, Shirley Valentine to be playing at the Cape May Stage in Cape, May, NJ from June 7th to July 2nd 2023.

Cady plays a Liverpool housewife’s best friend who wins a competition for a trip for two to Greece. This trip of a lifetime ends up transforming her life. 
Shirley Valentine is a romantic comedy that won both the Olivier and Tony Awards, and was adapted into a film in 1989. Called a “joyful, captivating piece of theater” by The New York Daily News.
“Shirley Valentine” stars three-time Emmy Award winner, Cady McClain. A veteran actor and director, Cady will be appearing for the first time at Cape May Stage. Cady McClain made history as the first woman to have won three Emmys© for three different characters on three different television shows: All My Children (Best Juvenile, 1991), As the World Turns (Best Supporting, 2004), and Days of Our Lives (Best Guest Performer, 2021). She has performed in many stage productions, appeared in numerous TV shows such as Law & Order SVU, Cheers and currently as Jennifer Horton on Days of Our Lives and several movies including Pennies From Heaven. Her feature directorial debut, Seeing is Believing: Women Direct (featuring Lesli Linka Glatter, Sarah Gavron, and Naima Ramos Chapman, among others) won numerous awards including Best Documentary at the Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival. It is available on PBS and Kanopy. She was honored to be awarded the International Matrix Award for her work related to supporting the female voice in film and television by the Association of Women in Communications. She is an Ambassador for Kids in the Spotlight (a foster youth filmmaking program) and  also the Artistic Director for Axial Theatre in Westchester.

Special Show Dates:
  • Wednesday, June 7: Preview Night with discounted tickets
  • Thursday, June 8: Opening Night with Post-Show Party
  • Friday, June 16: Best Value Night – All tickets available at the best value price of $35
  • Sunday, June 25: Pay-What-You-Wish Rush tickets – All available tickets on the day of the performance can be purchased at the box office for whatever price you wish to pay. Starts one hour before curtain, cash only.
Age Guide: 16+
Running Time: 2 hours, including an intermission
Advisory: This play contains adult language and mature content themes. 

“Shirley Valentine” sponsored by The Bedford Inn written by Willy Russell and Directed by Roy Steinberg runs June 7th – July 2nd, Wednesday – Saturday at 7 PM & Sunday at 3 PM