To all the amazing stars and others that influenced my life through laughter or tears, who taught or inspired me, knowingly or unknowingly, whether our meeting was brief or extended, I am reminded of my gratitude as I reminisce about my journey: Harold Lang, Mike Madill, Irene Manning, Tommy Aguilar, Michael Bennett, Bob Avian, Tony Charmoli, Ken Berry, Rich Little, Julie Andrews, Jack Cassidy, Robert Goulet, Juliet Prowse, Mitzi Gaynor, Johnny Mathis, Janet Sassoon, Rudolf Nureyev, Karen Kain, Sally Streets, Bruce Edwards, Stanley Holden, Leslie Browne, Tatiana Riabouchinska, Cyd Charisse, Ann Miller, Alexander Godunov, Paul Godkin, Shirley MacLaine, Marge Champion, David Wayne, Eddie Albert, Robert Wagner, Michael Westmore, Jack Lemmon, Martin Herzer, T. Michael Reed, Michael Ricardo, Gina Paglia, Baayork Lee, Jane Summerhays, Leonard Bernstein, Rex Smith, Robert Irving, Danny Weathers, Sammy Williams, Chrissy Bocchino, Hal Prince, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins, Dick Cavett, Gene Kelly, Bebe Neuwirth, Fred Astaire, Lou Conte, Jim Dale, Pam Dawber, Kim Bell, Danny Burstein, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Donald O’Connor, Chris Chadman, Bob Fosse, Nancy Hess, Emanuel Azenberg, Jason Alexander, Daniel Levins, Julia H. J. Moon, Max Shulman, Tim Sanford, Aaron Sorkin, Amy Spanger, Kevin Costner, Oliver Stone, JFK Jr., Al Pacino, Bruce Laffey, Joey Patton, Mike Nichols, and Alec Baldwin.