The One Woman Show will be Performed by Beverly Johnson on June 3rd at the Palm Springs Cultural Center

Palm Springs Women in Film & Television (PSWIFT) has partnered with the Palm Springs Cultural Center to present Supermodel, Beverly Johnson, in her one woman show, “Beverly Johnson: In Vogue.” Tickets are now on sale for the event. which will be held June 3, 2023, beginning at 6 p.m.

Co-written by Johnson and Josh Ravetch, the one woman show tells Johnson’s story beginning with her groundbreaking photo on the cover of Vogue Magazine. The show’s director, Josh Ravetch, is a playwright and screenwriter known for co-creating and directing Carrie Fisher’s one woman show “Wishful Drinking” and Dick Van Dyke’s one man show “Step in Time.”

“Her life took an unexpected turn when she broke her silence, went public, and revealed that she, too, was drugged by Bill Cosby,” said Ravetch. “That disclosure became part of the key momentum that, in part, helped to launch the #MeToo movement.”

“We’re proud to be partnering with the Palm Springs Cultural Center to bring this amazing story about a woman who graced over 500 magazine covers and remains one of the most iconic figures in the world of fashion and modeling,” said past president of Palm Springs Women in Film & Television, Kim Waltrip.


Michael C. Green, executive director of the Palm Springs Cultural Center, added “This is an important program and we are honored to be a part of its premiere.”

Early bird tickets are $45 and $55 at the door. There will be a limited number of VIP tickets available, at $100 per person, which include a premium seat, a cocktail reception and a ‘Meet & Greet’ with the Supermodel, following the show. Tickets are available at

About Beverly Johnson

Beverly Johnson graced the covers of American Vogue and French Elle magazines, helping to change the beauty ideal in the fashion world. Her stunning face has been captured on more than 500 magazine covers from Cosmopolitan to Glamour, Essence, Ebony and more.  Four decades of accomplishments mark her as a global influencer. Johnson’s unique voice and journey is documented as a NY Times Best Selling author and producer of many books and television series related to her Supermodel life. Her most notable and personal testament is imparted in her 2015 memoir, “The Face That Changed It All,” a New York Times Best Seller. Devoted to sharing her luxury taste with her audience, BEVERLY JOHNSON LUXURY LIFESTYLE BRAND is dedicated to presenting the finest in beauty, health, fashion, home and lifestyle. Beverly Johnson is a recognizable figure in media and often called on by major networks such as CBS Morning Show, Good Day New York and L.A., FOX News, Dr. Phil, the Tamron Hall Show, the Wendy Williams Show, the Steve Harvey Show and more. Beverly was honored by The Palm Springs Walk of Stars with the 405th Star Dedication award. She was named as one of the “20th Century’s 100 Most Influential People in the Fashion Industry” by The New York Times and listed as Oprah Winfrey’s “25 Top Legends.”  She is one of the most influential African-Americans in America. As an acclaimed author, actress, Supermodel, media icon, businesswoman, loving mother and grandmother, her impact is truly worldwide.

About Joshua Ravetch

Joshua Ravetch is best known for his collaboration with actress/writer Carrie Fisher, co-creating and directing her in The Geffen Playhouse’s world premiere of Wishful Drinking, Ms. Fisher’s smash hit one woman show. The play enjoyed an extended run on Broadway at Studio 54 and was adapted into a special for HBO. Ravetch was collaborating with Ms. Fisher to create the sequel to Wishful Drinking: Wishful Drinking Strikes Back, a Geffen Playhouse commission, at the time of her passing. Also at The Geffen playhouse, Ravetch co-wrote and directed Dick Van Dyke in his first-ever one-man show, Step in Time! A Musical Memoir. In the show, Van Dyke took audiences to the rooftops of London for a magical journey from Mary Poppins to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang including hilarious moments from the Dick Van Dyke Show involving a certain ottoman.

About Palm Springs Women in Film & Television

Palm Springs Women in Film & Television (PSWIFT) is a nonprofit organization, founded in 2001, dedicated to empowering, promoting, educating and nurturing its members – both women and men – involved in the entertainment, communication and media industries. PSWIFT is also focused on educating, inspiring and bringing in more production work to the Coachella Valley.

About the Palm Springs Cultural Center

The Palm Springs Cultural Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to incubate, produce and encourage arts and cultural programs in order to leverage the unique power of creativity to open minds, bridge what divides us, and discover what connects us. Programs include film festivals, farmers’ markets, live performances, art installations and lecture series—all of which act as creative inspiration points—expanding our learning and building meaningful relationships with the people and the environment around us. As an organization, the Palm Springs Cultural Center is also at the forefront of recognizing the interconnection between the cultural arts and food culture, and their combined importance to the vitality, collective consciousness and sustainability of the community.

Photo credit: Fadil Berisha