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Laverne & Shirley’s Cindy Williams on Her New One Woman Show

“Do you want to hear the Schlemiel Schlimazel story?” Cindy Williams asks. When Shirley from Laverne & Shirley offers to explain the origins of the catchiest, most non-sensical theme songs in television history, there is no other answer but yes. “It was a ditty Penny (Marshall, the actress who played Laverne) would do on the way to school with friends. They would count the steps. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated. That’s how they got the song. A schlemiel is Yiddish for a person who jumps out of the window for no reason and a schlimazel was the person they landed on.”
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Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams was born Cynthia Williams in Van Nuys, California, on Aug. 22, 1947. She acted throughout her childhood and began her professional career after college by acting in commercials and landing some small television parts on shows such as Room 222, Nanny and the Professor and Love, American Style.
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Famous as Shirley Feeney, Cindy Williams at The Wick

“Laverne & Shirley” fans and film buffs will find recollections, schtick and lots of video clips from a celebrated actress at The Wick through June 27. Cindy Williams, aka Shirley Feeney, was supposed to be in “Nunsence” at the Boca theater. But when Covid nixed the cast size, Williams had to come up with a one-woman show quickly, so this is a premiere.

TV Icon Cindy Williams at The Wick in Me, Myself and Shirley

The Wick Theatre presents the world premiere of Cindy Williams’ one-woman show, Me, Myself and Shirley starting June 10th. Join the TV icon as she shares the stories, the secrets, the embarrassing moments, and the highs and lows of her life in Hollywood!. “We are so thrilled to be able...
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Lifestyle Q&A: Cindy Williams

When pandemic concerns shelved the scheduled spring production of Nunsense at The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton, the writer/director of the musical comedy, Dan Goggin, called his lead actress and suggested another idea. “He said, ‘Why don’t you put on your one-woman show instead,’ ” Cindy Williams says. “And I...