CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Forrest Compton
In 1974, Forrest Compton, a 50-year-old LA-based actor, had just been hired to play Mike Karr, the principal character on the long running soap opera, “The Edge of Night.”
Slated to appear in two episodes a week for the next 13 weeks, he needed an apartment in New York City near the studio, so when he heard about a one-bedroom on East 72nd he went to see Al, the super. (more…)
The legendary Freddy Cole is scheduled to perform next Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11 and 12, at the Dory.
Home in Atlanta after a week’s West Coast swing, Freddy Cole spoke about the dilemma facing professional musicians.
“Sometimes when I’m home I want to be out and sometimes when I’m on the road I want to be home,” the pianist and vocalist said. “But this is what I love. I’m in the people business, so the road is what I do.” (more…)