Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon, an intimate documentary of Broadway’s greatest dancer, the brilliant Gwen Verdon, will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, September 20th.
The documentary is produced, written and directed by Chris Johnson and Ken Bloom, It will be available for digital rental for $3.99 and purchase for $9.99. DVDs will also be for sale.
Featuring interviews with family members such as son, James Henaghan, daughter, Nicole Fosse, and nephew, Paul Verdon - they add personal reminiscences as well as never-before-seen home movies. Also featured are fellow cast members, collaborators, and Broadway & film legends such as Chita Rivera, Tab Hunter, John Kander, Charlotte d’Amboise, Harvey Evans, Lee Roy Reams, and dance historian Kevin Winkler.
Merely Marvelous is a glorious look at Broadway through the career of one of its greatest stars and her unexpected rise to fame.