Held at Avery Fisher Hall, the concert will feature the "crème de la crème" of American Songbook artists, including Kristin Chenoweth, Michael Feinstein, Jason Danieley, Bebe Neuwirth, Christine Ebersole, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker, Marin Mazzie and Brent Barrett. The evening will celebrate the music of the late Leonard Bernstein and will boast a 26-piece orchestra as well as a set specially designed for the occasion. The gala event begins at 5:45 PM with cocktails, followed by dinner from 6:30-8 PM. The all-star concert is scheduled to begin at 8:30 PM.
Launched in 1999, Lincoln Center's American Songbook series is devoted to the popular American song, its singers and songwriters. Artists who have offered one-of-a-kind performances for the series include John Barrowman, Betty Buckley, Ann Hampton Callaway, Eric Comstock, Mary Cleere Haran, Darius de Haas, Robert Kapilow, Judy Kuhn, La Chanze, Karen Mason, Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley, Jane Monheit, Kenny Rankin, Stephin Merritt with The Magnetic Fields, Bobby Short, Margaret Whiting, Michael Winther and Carol Woods. The sixth season began Oct. 16 with a concert by former Grease! star Billy Porter.
Tickets, beginning at $250, are available by calling (212) 875-5460. For more information visit www.lincolncenter.org.