HOMETOWN: New York, NY
Perhaps it’s her fiery red hair or her feisty New York accent, whatever the reason, Gail is a sassy senior who is truly larger than life.
Gail had a modest upbringing amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City. Surrounded by a musical family, she was practically born to entertain. And entertain she did, appearing on stage from the age of 16. She performed at weddings and social events, all the while working to earn enough money to attend New York’s prestigious Academy of Dramatic Arts. Gail also sang with a 17th piece band for 13 years while working as a vocational rehabilitation counselor.
Some of Gail’s achievements include appearing in a few Off-Off-Broadway shows and recording an album under the name Gail Sunday. Yet her most memorable performance may be with the USO tour in Greenland where she took the term “break a leg” a little too seriously. Despite a nasty fall that left her with a broken foot, Gail insisted that they “put her in a cast and she would sit in a chair and sing”. For this consummate performer, the show must go on… ALWAYS!
Gail has once again returned to her love, the theater. She is an active member of the Drama Club, not only serving on the Board but also on the play review committee for both the Drama Club and Readers Theater. Beyond performing in numerous plays, the ever-ambitious Gail has added “director” to her list of achievements, recently helming the theatrical production of Drop Dead.
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