TC_Tenderly logoCarnegie Announces Cast and Team for



  • Rosemary Clooney: Kim Schroeder Long
  • The Doctor: Allen R. Middleton


  • Directors: Dee Anne Bryll and Ed Cohen
  • Music Director: Steve Goers

WHEN: Weekends November 4-19, 2017
Saturday, November 4, 7:30pm ● Sunday, November 5, 3pm
Friday, November 10, 7:30pm ● Saturday, November 11, 7:30pm ● Sunday, November 12, 3pm
Friday, November 17, 7:30pm ● Saturday, November 18, 7:30pm ● Sunday, November 19, 3pm

WHERE: The Carnegie | 1028 Scott Boulevard | Covington, KY 41011

DESCRIPTION: Fresh, poignant, and remarkably personal, TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL explores the highs and lows lived by legendary singer, Rosemary Clooney. In a story that begins just 60 miles from The Carnegie in Maysville, KY, the show follows Rosemary’s career successes, personal struggles, and her triumphant reinvention as a jazz singer.

Featuring her greatest songs, including “Come On-A My House,” “Tenderly,” and “Hey there (you with the stars in your eyes),” TENDERLY stunningly portrays the making of an American icon.

About The Carnegie: The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at or by calling (859) 491-2030.

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. / US Bank Foundation. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.

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Selected Bios

Kim Schoeder Long: Born and raised in rural Ohio, Kim obtained her theatre degree from Bowling Green State University, where she was a performance scholar, and got her stage legs in Cincinnati, gaining notice for her work with various theatre companies there, such as ArtReach, Cincinnati Music Theatre, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and Cincinnati Landmark Productions.

In 2014, she relocated to California and has been performing throughout the Bay Area, featuring in John Bisceglie’s SONDHEIM IN CONCERT and LADY SINCE THE BLUES at Marine’s Memorial Theatre, cycling through all the roles in the zany, audience-cast comedy EAT THE RUNT at Altatena Playhouse, lending her voice to Chanticleer’s TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, antagonizing the Bennet sisters in IAM Theatre’s national premiere of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE THE MUSICAL at San Farncisco’s Fort Mason Center, and starring in Altarena Playhouse’s much-acclaimed 2017 season opener TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL. She’s performed in cabaret rooms in New York City, San Francisco, and San Jose, most recently debuting a new solo show, PARDON MY FRENCH at Society Cabaret in San Francisco. This summer, she looks forward to stepping into the shoes of the legendary Bette Davis in Altarena Playhouse’s world premiere of the brand new musical, CASTLE HAPPY before heading back to the heartland in the fall to reprise the role of Rosemary in TENDERLY at The Carnegie in Covington, KY.

Allen R. Middleton: Allen is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama. Credits include:  THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE (Falcon Theatre), NEXT FALL (Falcon Theatre), FOX ON THE FAIRWAY (Covedale Center), 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL (Warsaw Incline Theater), GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE (Theatreworks), RAVENSCROFT (Sherman Playhouse), CABARET, GUYS & DOLLS, SOUTH PACIFIC, HELLO DOLLY!, CAMELOT (West Virginia Public Theater), PIPPIN (Minneapolis Children’s Theater Company). FILM/TELEVISION: Brand New Kitchen (2017 Release), Curvature (2017 Release), FTL Newsfeed (SyFy/NBC Universal), Alligator Alley (NMN Entertainment), End of the Line (Methexis Productions), Round and Round (PBS), Just in Time (PBS).


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