Here’s what the critics are saying about DIVA DISH…
INFORMAL, UNIQUE AND BRIILIANT BIT OF THEATRE - the audience was deeply
moved by the simple fact that here was a son who sincerely felt his mother's
legacy has not yet been played out. Luke Yankee's brilliant skill at storytelling
hints at his thespian genes, but no actor can deliver such love across
the footlights without feeling it with every cell of his body as this
son does. Every time he imitated her voice, related her whispers, shared
his own reactions, a palpable heartbeat resonated through my skin. 'DIVA
DISH' IS A UNIQUE, CUTTING EDGE THEATRICAL EXPRESSION - IT'S WORTH TEN
TIMES THE TICKET PRICE!"
real trip through showbiz history…Luke Yankee is absolutely marvelous!”
"Watch all the E! True Hollywood Stories and A&E Biographies you can get your hands on -- you still won't hear half of what Luke Yankee knows about the biggest names in showbiz history!"
--- Melinda Casillas , Palo Alto Weekly
readers in Europe are always looking for real American experiences when
they read about events in New York. ‘Diva Dish’ is a real
American experience, a trip though the golden years of showbiz, hand in
hand with the most memorable divas. And Luke Yankee makes it all sound
so easy, as if he had just invited the audience into his living room to
talk about old friends.”
evening with Luke and the divas is the next best thing to being there!”
DIVA DISH, Luke Yankee charmingly reminisices about his mother, Eileen
Heckart and all her star buddies. As he rattles off stories about the
likes of arlene Dietrich, Ethel Merman and Vivian Vance, he is a real
life Patrick Dennis out of 'Auntie Mame'."
Yankee, the son of the late Eileen Heckart and a theatrical producer and
raconteur in his own right, is doing a new one-man show called ‘Diva
Dish’. He dishes at New York’s Supper Club before touring.
Yankee talks warmly about his encounters with various celebs over the