A gift to Gwen from Jack

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FOSSE VERDON — Michelle Williams as Gwen Verdon
credit Eric Liebowitz/FX Networks

Ed. note: Excerpted from a story published today in DANCE Magazine:

You can see them in “Fosse/Verdon” episode one. Michelle Williams, playing Gwen Verdon, wears them with a cool, retro, forest-green jumpsuit. Tucked beneath a mop top of tousled Gwen Verdon locks, Williams sports a pair of discreet and tasteful onyx drop-earrings—the dancer’s favorites. Verdon wore them all her adult life, according to her daughter Nicole Fosse, a co-executive producer of the FX series that puts a spotlight on a great woman of American dance.

“I have very little memory of my mother wearing other earrings. They were her Gwen Verdon earrings,” says Fosse, speaking by phone from her home in Vermont. “She’s wearing them in 99 percent of the pictures of her performing.” Read more

Keep reading “A Gift to Gwen,” about the onyx earrings, in DANCE Magazine.

image courtesy: The Verdon/Fosse Legacy LLC.

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