Groenendaal, Nixon and Rice Sing About Love in Ménage Concert

News   Groenendaal, Nixon and Rice Sing About Love in Ménage Concert Three great voices — those belonging to Cris Groenendaal, Marni Nixon and Sarah Rice — will offer an evening of love songs Sept. 20 at the Merkin Concert Hall.

Entitled Ménage, the concert will present "an evening of songs celebrating life, love and the slings and arrows of the outrageousness of relationships." Featuring Sue Anderson on piano, the one-night-only event will showcase the works of Stephen Sondheim, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Ivor Novello, Noel Coward, Rick Besoyan, Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt, Kurt Weill as well as classical composers Brahms and Mozart. Show time is 8 PM. Cris Groenendaal's Broadway credits include Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera, Passion, Sunday in the Park With George and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Marni Nixon's Broadway work includes roles in James Joyce’s The Dead, Cabaret and Follies. Nixon was also the singing voice for Deborah Kerr, Natalie Wood and Audrey Hepburn in the classic films "The King and I," "An Affair to Remember," "West Side Story" and "My Fair Lady." Sarah Rice was seen on Broadway in Sweeney Todd and Off-Broadway in The Fantasticks, The Waves and Swan Song. She has also appeared in numerous operas and operettas.

The Merkin Concert Hall is located within the Kaufman Center at 129 West 67th Street. Tickets, priced at $30 and $20 (for seniors), can be purchased by visiting the Merkin box office or by calling (212) 501-3330. Visit www.kaufman-center.org for more information.