Part of the Y's acclaimed Lyrics & Lyricists series, show times at the East Side venue are Feb. 21 at 8 PM, Feb. 22 at 3 and 8 PM and Feb. 23 at 2 and 8 PM. Zippel, who is artistic director, will host the evenings with musical direction by Christopher Marlowe. The starry list of vocalists includes Broadway actors Kate Baldwin, Kevin Earley, Tony winner Debbie Gravitte, Danny Gurwin and Tony winner Lillias White.
In the upcoming concerts, press notes state, "Tony Award-winning, Oscar-nominated lyricist of City of Angels and Disney's animated 'Hercules' and 'Mulan,' presents highlights from his own scores and shares his inspirations and personal favorites from the American Songbook."
Individual tickets are priced $60 and $50. There is also a special under-35 ticket price of $25 for the Saturday and Sunday evening shows. To purchase tickets visit www.92y.org.
The Lyrics & Lyricists series will continue with the following shows:
Sunny Side Up: Roaring Through the Twenties with DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, April 4-6
Robert Kimball, artistic director
Joseph Thalken, Vince Giordano, co-music directors
Randy Skinner, stage director and choreographer
Featuring Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks, with Nancy Anderson, vocals; Jeffry Denman, vocals and dancer; Jason Graae, vocals; Randy Graff, vocals; Meredith Patterson, vocals & dancer
The Man That Got Away: Ira After George, May 9-11
Rex Reed, artistic director, host
Tedd Firth, music director
Caitlin Carter, stage director
Lucie Arnaz, vocals; Polly Bergen, vocals; Kurt Reichenbach, vocals; Tom Wopat, vocals