Using song from The American Songbook, this show captures an ancient Hollywood lineage beginning with Kristin’s Grandmother, the mythical Kathryn Grayson, an MGM darling and a Star of some of their most liked film musicals which includes Kiss Me Kate and Showboat and her Grandfather, a Broadway and Motion Picture Leading Man Johnnie Johnston.
With a grandmother who turned into one of MGM's brightest stars, a grandfather who was a platinum-promoting Big Band crooner, a mom who headlined at Caesars Palace and a father who’s been in the whole thing from Star Trek to Hot in Cleveland, stage favored Kristin Towers-Rowles certainly has A Lovely Lineage. But she additionally inherited a lovely voice, terrific timing and expertise to spare as she proves in this Broadway World-nominated solo display.
Weaving collectively stories and songs, she evokes a compelling portrait of the final display-biz family which includes her father Robert Towers, mom Patricia Towers, grandfather Johnnie Johnston, and grandmother Kathryn Grayson. Hollywood’s Theatre West brings Towers-Rowles’ A Lovely Lineage to the level as part of their Portraits of Humanity 2 collection of one-character shows.