The Other Side of Broadway, a project that is dedicated to the performance of classical music by renowned and emerging theatre artists, has been presenting "The Other Side of Broadway's Art Song Cabaret" at the FireBird Cafe.
Songs featured in three Sunday performances, Nov. 4, 11 and 18th, include those by composers Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story), John Kander (Cabaret), Mary Rodgers (Once Upon a Mattress), Robert Waldman (The Robber Bridegroom), Jennifer Giering (Island of Blue Dolphins), Howard Levitsky (Girls Are From Pluto, Boys Are From Uranus), David Wolfson (Story Salad) and Jay Alan Zimmerman (The Madness Channel).
Sarah Rice and Edmound Fitzpatrick sing, accompanied by music director and head of the Other Side of Broadway Barbara Irvine. Tom O'Horgan (Hair) directs.
For tickets and reservations (required) to the last evening of "The Other Side of Broadway's Art Song Cabaret" Nov. 18, call (212) 586-0244. For more information, call or fax (212) 564-6519.
-- by Steve Luber