A Cole Porter Celebration to Feature Rachel York, Jason Graae and More

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Tony Award winner Marvin Hamlisch will lead the National Symphony Orchestra in a star-studded salute to the works of Cole Porter this summer.
Rachel York
Rachel York

Entitled A Cole Porter Celebration, the July 8 evening will be held at Wolf Trap in Virginia. Among the performers set to interpret the works of Porter are Phantom of the Opera's Lisa Vroman, Dessa Rose's Rachel York, Les Misérables' J. Mark McVey and Falsettos' Jason Graae. Show time is 8:15 PM. The program for the evening, according to the Kennedy Center's official website, follows:
Porter's Overture A for Orchestra and Chorus, arranged by Philip Lang
"I Get a Kick Out of You" from Anything Goes
"You're the Top" from Anything Goes
"All Through the Night" from Anything Goes
"Blow, Gabriel, Blow" from Anything Goes
"Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love" from Paris
"Well, Did You Evah?" from DuBarry Was a Lady
"Friendship" from DuBarry Was a Lady
"Can-Can" from Can-Can
"I Love Paris" from Can-Can
"Hey, Babe, Hey!" from Born to Dance
"All of You" from Silk Stockings
"Be a Clown" from The Pirate
"Begin the Beguine" from Jubilee
Porter's Overture B for Orchestra and Chorus, arranged by Philip Lang "We Open In Venice" from Kiss Me, Kate
"Brush Up Your Shakespeare" from Kiss Me, Kate
"So in Love" from Kiss Me, Kate
"Were Thine That Special Face" from Kiss Me, Kate
"Wunderbar" from Kiss Me, Kate
"Where Is The Life That Late I Led?" from Kiss Me, Kate
"Why Can't You Behave?" from Kiss Me, Kate
"Too Darn Hot" from Kiss Me, Kate
"Another Openin" (Reprise) from Kiss Me, Kate
"Night and Day" from Gay Divorcee

One of Broadway's most prolific songwriters, Cole Porter's musicals include Fifty Million Frenchmen; Anything Goes; Jubilee; Red, Hot and Blue!; Leave It to Me!; DuBarry Was a Lady; Panama Hattie; Something for the Boys; Kiss Me, Kate; Out of This World; Can-Can; and Silk Stockings.

Wolf Trap is located at 1635 Trap Road in Vienna, Virginia. For more information visit www.wolf trap.org or www.kennedy-center.org.

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