The Clermont Performing Arts Center is proud to announce our popular, signature matinee series, “You Are There, Too!” hosted by Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Charlie Grinker, is returning for a second season with eight, all new specials.
Grinker will once again bring his charm, rare videos and spellbinding anecdotes drawn from over 60 years in New York City interviewing some of the biggest celebrities of our time.
“Love Makes the World Go ‘Round”
Everybody loves a love story, especially when it involves celebrities. Certainly, Hallmark and the tabloids have made that point. But behind the headlines are real people seeking romance and often finding heartbreak along the way. Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Charlie Grinker shares his rare videos and fascinating, intimate details about some of the great love stories of our time.
Some of the stories highlighted include John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Princess Grace of Monaco and Marilyn Monroe.
Elizabeth Taylor — One of Hollywood’s most beautiful actresses who was married eight times. She said she only slept with men she married.
King George VIII – The king threw the entire British Empire into a constitutional crisis when he abdicated his throne to marry Wallis Simpson, an American socialite who was divorced from her first husband and was pursuing the divorce of her second. The king gave up his power and $10 million to marry Simpson.
Princess Diana – The whole world watched as her marriage to Prince Charles fell apart amid claims of his infidelity. Her untimely death, and the images of her young sons was seared into our hearts.