Errico, Panaro, Campbell and Kennedy Sing Kern on New CD

News   Errico, Panaro, Campbell and Kennedy Sing Kern on New CD "Jerome Kern: Life Upon the Wicked S.T.A.G.E" is the latest release from the LML Music label and features a cast of both New York and Los Angeles-based cabaret and theatre favorites.

"Jerome Kern: Life Upon the Wicked S.T.A.G.E" is the latest release from the LML Music label and features a cast of both New York and Los Angeles-based cabaret and theatre favorites.

Now available in stores and on-line through LML's website (LMLmusic.com), the two-CD set is a live recording of the 17th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.), which raises money for several HIV/AIDS organizations throughout Southern California. This year's concert paid homage to Jerome Kern, the lyricist of such theatrical productions as Very Good Eddie; Oh, Lady! Oh Lady!!; Sunny; Show Boat; Music in the Air and Roberta and the films Cover Girl; Centennial Summer; High, Wide, and Handsome; and Can't Help Singing.

The S.T.A.G.E. Concert, which was recorded live at the Harriet and Charles Luckman Theatre on March 3, 2001, was directed and co-produced by David Galligan and boasted a host of talented performers including Charles Busch, Alan Campbell, Carole Cook, Pam Dawber, Melissa Errico, Joely Fisher, Bonnie Franklin, Robert Morse, Pamela Myers, High Panaro, Brock Peters, Valarie Pettiford, Roger Rees, Ron Rifkin, Joan Ryan and Bruce Vilanch.

The complete track listing for "Jerome Kern: Life Upon the Wicked S.T.A.G.E." follows:
Act I:
"The Song Is You" Jamie Anderson
"How'd You Like to Spoon With Me?" Jane Lanier with Laura Hornberger, Devon Kimball, Polly O'Malley, Tracy Powell, Elizabeth Teran and Liz Werth
"The Land Where Good Songs Go" Pamela Myers
"All the Things You Are" Alan Campbell & Lauren Kennedy
"The Folks Who Live on the Hill" Lee Lessack
"She Didn't Say Yes" Marissa Jaret Winokur & Jon Maher
"Pick Yourself Up" Street Sounds
"You Couldn't Be Cuter" Ian Abercrombie & Marsha Kramer
"Shimmy With Me" Lea Thompson
"They All Look Alike" Bruce Vilanch
"There It Is Again" Karen Culliver & David Holladay (with Chris Holly & Tracy Powell)
"Remind Me" Ron Rifkin
"In Love in Vain" Melissa Errico
"Make Believe" Linda Michele
"Ol' Man River" Brock Peters
"You Are Love" Dale Kristien & Hugh Panaro
"I Won't Dance" Bonnie Franklin & Reece Holland

Act II:
"The Last Time I Saw Paris" Charles Busch
"Long Ago and Far Away" Pam Dawber
"They Didn't Believe Me" Pat Marshall
"Look for the Silver Lining" Rod McKuen
"A Fine Romance" Jane Carr & Roger Rees
"Sure Thing" Sally Kellerman
"Don't Ever Leave Me"/ "Why Was I Born?" Joely Fisher
"I'm Old Fashioned" Robert Morse
"Yesterdays" Joan Ryan
"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" Dorian Harewood
"In the Heart of the Dark" Dale Kristien
"Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" Valarie Pettiford
"The Way You Look Tonight" Hugh Panaro
"Life on the Wicked Stage" / "I'm Told Every Little Star" Carole Cook
"Till the Clouds Roll By" The Company —By Andrew Gans