Caldwell, Colella, Mazzie and McKechnie Sing Sondheim in Beautiful Girls Jan. 18

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Manhattan School of Music pays tribute to composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim Jan. 18 in the School's John C. Borden Auditorium with Beautiful Girls, a musical tribute created by Lonny Price.
Donna McKechnie
Donna McKechnie

The evening boasts four Broadway actresses: Tony Award winner Zoe Caldwell, Jenn Colella, Marin Mazzie and Tony winner Donna McKechnie. Price also directs the 7:30 PM performance; Paul Gemignani conducts the Manhattan School of Music Chamber Sinfonia. Beautiful Girls, according to press notes, showcases "a compilation of Sondheim songs that explore a women's journey through life reflected by his music." Expect songs from West Side Story, Gypsy, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies and Sweeney Todd.

Tickets, priced at $20 ($12 for seniors and students), are available by visiting www.msmnyc.edu or by calling (917) 493-4428. The John C. Borden Auditorium is located on the northwest corner of Broadway and 122nd Street.

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Tony winner Angela Lansbury, back on Broadway in Sondheim's A Little Night Music, will be on hand following the concert, appearing at a reception in the Peter Jay Sharp President's Residence adjacent to the School. Lansbury, joined by the evening's stars, will discuss her musical theatre career and her work with Sondheim. A limited number of $1,000 premium concert and reception tickets are available by calling (917) 493-4434.

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