- CHARITY BENEFIT
Former middle-wight champion Jake La Motta turned 90 and had a birthday bash at Il Vagabondo Tuesday night. LaMotta,whose life inspired the film “Raging Bull,” was a great host to friends and family who came to celebrate with him. Among the attendees was actor William Forsythe who just wrapped “Raging Bull ll” playing La Motta. In “Raging Bull I” La Motta was played by Robert De Niro. Jake is bringing his show”Lady and the Champ” for a two week run at the Richmond Shepard Theater 301 East 26th St @ 2nd Ave for reservations call 212 684-2690. Along with Jake the show features Denise Baker, Carl Shimkin and Patrick Jude. Written by Bonnie Lee Sanders and Denise Baker. Musical Direction by Joel Diamond.