Actress, Philanthropist, and Author Leesa Rowland and Larry Wohl held the Old Hollywood Glamour – A Halloween Soiree” at The Venue in the Hard Rock Hotel Times Square New York. Hank Stampfl’s Revel Rouge created the menu, cocktails, and event décor. Rowland added her personal touches.
The event paid tribute to movie stars with a silver screen style and good graces. Attendees wore classic red carpet looks, danced to live music, and enjoyed cocktails at the cheerful party. Fashion designer Marc Bouwer designed Rowland’s costume.
Rowland wore a black gown with lace. The garment matched her heels and choker. She wore her blonde hair in a bun. She posed for a picture in front of the event banner. Guests wore elaborate outfits too.
Attendees included Pedro Oberto, Ramona Singer, Carmen D’Alessio, and Tina Radziwill. Pamela Morgan, Pamela Morgan, Liliana Cavendish, Paul Margolin, Sergio Zapata, and Lucia Hwong Gordon also appeared. Cindy Guyer, Nicole Noonan and Steve Knobel, Sharon Bush, Hank Stampfl, Lady Betty Grafstein, and Jose Castelo Branco celebrated. Bill Sclight and Cheri Kaufman, Deborah Hung, Nadja Sayej, Olga Ferrara, Syl Tang, Brigitte Segura, Lucia Pampalone, Charlii Sebunya, and Elizabeth Taylor wore fabulous outfits. Rowland’s career goes beyond show-stopping events.
Recently, Rowland started taking comedy classes with Richard Kline (“Larry,” Three’s Company). She studied sketch comedy and improv at New York City’s famous Upright Citizen’s Brigade. Alumni include Amy Poehler, Ian McKay, Horatio Sands, Matt Besser, and Matt Walsh. Rowland hopes to add comedic roles to her television and film credits.
Beyond her plentiful credits as a film and television actress, Rowland works as a philanthropist and animal rights activist. As a vegan, she supports the nonprofit organization Last Chance for Animals. In 2013, she founded the New York nonprofit group Animal Ashram. She published a new book as well.
Fans can find Rowland’s book, The Charisma Factor: Unlock the Secrets of Magnetic Charm and Personal Influence in Your Life, in bookstores and online.