Buckley, Callaway and Carroll join the previously announced Polly Bergen, Rupert Holmes and John Bucchino for the May 10 variety-show evening, which will feature Swing!’s Ann Hampton Callaway as host. Callaway will chat with her guests, who will then perform solos and duets with their host.
The May 10 evening is just one of three being dubbed “A Weekend with Ann Hampton Callaway,” which kicks off May 8 with a Master Class conducted by Callaway. The class will feature eight up-n-coming singers guided by Callaway’s comments. Tickets are $25.
On May 9 Callaway will offer a “Request Night,” featuring songs requested in advance by members of the Songbook series. To date, the ever growing list includes “Isn’t It Romantic?,” “I’ll Be Seeing You,” “But Not for Me,” “Mr. Paganini” and “Lush Life.” Callaway will perform two shows during the evening, at 8 ($45) and 10 PM ($30).
The final evening of the Callaway weekend, May 10, is the aforementioned “The Callaway Hour.” Show times are 8 PM ($45) and 10 PM ($30).
The critically praised series devoted to the popular American song will be held at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 West 65th Street. Call (212) 721-6500 for reservations.