Crosby, Cleale, Molaskey and Wright Sing '50s Tunes at Lyrics & Lyricists

News   Crosby, Cleale, Molaskey and Wright Sing '50s Tunes at Lyrics & Lyricists The 33rd season of the 92nd Street Y's Lyrics & Lyricists series continues in February with a salute to the music of the 1950s.

Julius Larosa will host the Feb. 8-10 concerts, which are scheduled to include performances from B.J. Crosby (Harlem Song, Smokey Joe's Cafe, One Mo' Time), Lewis Cleale (Once Upon a Mattress, Amour, A New Brain), Valerie Wright (Annie Get Your Gun, Steel Pier, Damn Yankees), Jessica Molaskey (A Man of No Importance, Parade, Dream, The Who's Tommy), Eugene Fleming (One Mo' Time, Fosse, Black and Blue) and cabaret veteran Bill Daugherty. D. Jay Bradley will serve as the musical director. The fifties concerts will include an eclectic mix of tunes, including those from the Broadway stage — songs from Silk Stockings; High Society; Kiss Me, Kate; Damn Yankees; and The Pajama Game — as well as pop hits like "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," and "Yakety Yak." Show times are 8 PM on Feb. 8, 2:30 and 8 PM on Feb. 9 and 2 and 8 PM on Feb. 10.

Tickets are priced at $45 and are available by calling the 92nd Street Y box office at (212) 415-5500. The 92nd Street Y is located in New York City at 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue.

Upcoming Lyrics & Lyricists shows include Swing! Swing! Swing! The Songs That Kept America Dancing (March 15-17), The Women of Rhyme and Song (May 3-5) and The People's Choice (June 14-16). For more information, visit www.92y.org.