Part of Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series, the evening featuring the songs of the famed lyricists will be presented Feb. 2 at 8:30 PM at the Allen Room. The concert will also boast the talents of the previously announced Lillias White, Melissa Errico, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Nicki Richards, Sandy Stewart and Lari White. Victoria Clark will no longer be part of the program due to a scheduling conflict. Oscar-winning lyricists Marilyn and Alan Bergman have written such songs as "The Way We Were," "The Promise," "Papa, Can You Hear Me?," "It Might Be You" and "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" They also wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musicals Something More! and Ballroom.
The American Songbook season will also feature Josh Ritter (Jan. 31), "Howard Fishman: Bob Dylan and The Band's Basement Tapes" (Feb. 1), "John Pizzarelli: Dear Mr. Sinatra" (Feb. 3), The Cherryholmes (Feb. 7), Calexico (Feb. 8), Jason Robert Brown (Feb. 9), Betty Buckley (Feb. 10), Ute Lemper (Feb. 21), Sasha Dobson, Jesse Harris and Richard Julian (Feb. 22), Neko Case (Feb. 23) and Jane Monheit (Feb. 24).
The Allen Room is located in the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Broadway and 60th Street. Tickets are available by calling (212) 721-6500. Visit www.lincolncenter.org for more information.