Carmello, Pawk, Testa and Murney Sing LaChiusa's Songs May 17

News   Carmello, Pawk, Testa and Murney Sing LaChiusa's Songs May 17 Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series — devoted to the popular American song — continues May 17 with an evening featuring the works of Michael John LaChiusa.
Top: Carolee Carmello, Bottom: Michelle Pawk
Top: Carolee Carmello, Bottom: Michelle Pawk

Entitled The Girly Show, the 8 and 10 PM concerts will boast several of LaChiusa's favorite leading ladies. Those scheduled to perform include Carolee Carmello, who received an Obie Award for her work in the composer's Hello Again; Little Fish's Celia Keenan-Bolger; Julia Murney, who is currently starring Off-Broadway in First Lady Suite; The Wild Party's Sally Murphy; Tony Award winner Michele Pawk, who appeared in Hello Again; Alice Playten, who won an Obie for her work in the original production of First Lady Suite; and Marie Christine's Mary Testa. The concert will include songs from such Michael John LaChiusa musicals as First Lady Suite, Hello Again, Marie Christine, The Wild Party, Little Fish and Lovers and Friends. Cabaretgoers can expect to hear brand-new tunes as well.

Tickets are priced $45 (8 PM) and $30 (10 PM) and are available by calling (212) 751-6500 or by visiting www.lincolncenter.org. The concerts will be held in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in the Rose Building at 165 West 65th Street, 10th floor. Visit www.lincolncenter.org for more information.