Daly Will Step in for Von Stade at New York Festival of Song Gala

News   Daly Will Step in for Von Stade at New York Festival of Song Gala Emmy and Tony Award winner Tyne Daly, most recently on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rabbit Hole, will be part of Here to Stay, the New York Festival of Song's 20th Anniversary Gala Celebration that will be presented May 21 at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall.
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Daly replaces the previously announced Frederica von Stade, who "is not able to perform due to family matters," according to a press statement. The gala concert will also boast the talents of Susan Graham, Judy Kaye, Anna Christy, John Musto, Bruce Adler, Vince Giordano, Darius de Haas, Karen Holvik, Gregory Utzig and Alan Kay. Show time is 7 PM. The concert will be followed by dinner and additional performances at the Rainbow Room beginning at 9 PM.

New York Festival of Song was founded in 1988 by its co-artistic directors, Steven Blier and Michael Barrett. The company is dedicated to "creating intimate song concerts of great beauty, humor and originality, combining music, poetry, and history to entertain, educate and create community among audiences and performers. . . .NYFOS particularly celebrates American song literature and culture, and specializes in premiering and commissioning new American works."

Best known for her Emmy-winning work on "Cagney and Lacey," Tyne Daly won a Tony Award for her performance as Rose in the 1989 Gypsy revival. She was also Tony-nominated for her work in Rabbit Hole, and her other Broadway credits include That Summer—That Fall and The Seagull.

Zankel Hall is located on Seventh Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets. Concert-only tickets, beginning at $75, are available by calling (212) 247-7800. Tickets for the gala, which begin at $750, are available by calling (646) 230-8380.