Barbara Cook and Lee Adams Will Be Honored By Encompass New Opera Theatre

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Tony Award winners Barbara Cook and Lee Adams will be honored in a musical salute presented by Encompass New Opera Theatre Oct. 25 at National Arts Club. Midge Woolsey will host.

Barbara Cook
Barbara Cook Photo by Denise Winters

Penny Fuller, Jason Graae, Sheldon Harnick, Marc Kudisch, Rebecca Luker, Amanda McBroom, Erin Mackey, Karen Mason, Charles Strouse, KT Sullivan, Lauren Worsham, Karen Ziemba and David Zippel, in addition to surprise guests, will perform. Beth Ertz serves as music director and arranger.

The gala is produced by Michael A. Kerker and Nancy Rhodes.

This concert, which coincides with Cook's 88th birthday, is 12th in a series of musical salutes. Past honorees include Sheldon Harnick (both for his 80th and 90th birthdays), John Kander, Charles Strouse, Jerry Herman, Jerry Bock, Maury Yeston, Joseph Stein, Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire, John Weidman, Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Menken, Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori.

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