ABOUT GINA Gina Harlow and the Cutthroats were icons in the hey-day (1970’s) of Punk and Nuevo Wavo, in New York City. Their shows at Max’s Kansas City, CBGB’s, Trax, Heat, Hurrah’s, and The Mudd Club were legendary. They shared the bill with The Heartbreakers at Max’s Kansas City; at SNAFU’s they played with the Johnny Average Band featuring Mick Ronson; headlined the Beacon Theatre to a sold-out audience; and performed at the original Copacabana several times.
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Gina Harlow has been involved in theatre or clubs in some aspect or another since 1968. She started with sound effects for a riot scene in an Off-Broadway play “Riot”, based on the Newark, NJ Riots in the 1960s, the show won an Obie Award. She was assistant wardrobe mistress for The American Shakespeare Festival Theatre, in Stratford, Connecticut in 1969. Henry the Fifth went to Broadway that year. She designed costumes for a doll designer, in the early 1970’s. She did voice overs for a toy (Baby Heart Beat), for a TV commercial in the 1970’s.