Gurland, Harvey, Irving, Kendall and Robbins Set for Musicals Tonight! Tenth Anniversary Concert

News   Gurland, Harvey, Irving, Kendall and Robbins Set for Musicals Tonight! Tenth Anniversary Concert As previously announced, the Musicals Tonight! series, which is produced by Mel Miller, will celebrate ten years of reviving classic musicals with a gala concert March 24 at Symphony Space.
Jana Robbins
Jana Robbins

Among those scheduled to be part of the evening are Patrick Boyd, Bill Evans, Donna Coney Island, David Gurland, Rita Harvey, George S. Irving, Trent Armand Kendall, T. Doyle Leverett, Adam MacDonald, Leila Martin, Trista Moldovan, Evelyn Page, Heather Parcells, Diana Preisler, Nanne Puritz, Andrea Rae, Andrew Rasmussen, Jana Robbins, Soara-Joye Ross, Justin Sayre and Cathy Trien.

Audiences can expect to hear tunes from the many productions previously presented by Musicals Tonight! Among those shows are Let It Ride!; So Long, 174th Street!; By The Beautiful Sea; Dearest Enemy; King of Hearts; Look, Ma, I’m Dancin'!; Goldilocks; I Married An Angel; Foxy; Leave It To Me; Watch Your Step; Girl Crazy; Fifty Million Frenchmen; That's The Ticket, Face the Music; Stop! Look! Listen!; Chee-Chee; Roar of the Greasepaint; The New Yorkers; My Favorite Year; Lady, Be Good!; Cabin in the Sky; Love From Judy; Primrose; Gay Divorce; Have a Heart; The Girl Friend; Jubilee!; Meet Me In St. Louis; The Chocolate Soldier; The Beauty Prize; Drat! The Cat!; The High Life; Good News; Mademoiselle Modiste; Oh, Lady! Lady!; Let’s Face It; Me & My Girl; Shinbone Alley; The Happy Time; Ernest in Love; Irene; The Boy Friend; and Naughty Marietta.

Tickets for the Musicals Tonight! Anniversary Party & Reunion, priced $75, are available by calling (212) 864-5400. For further information contact Mel Miller at (212) 362-5620.

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Upcoming productions in the Musicals Tonight! series follow. Half a Sixpence, which is based on H.G. Wells' novel about "a shop assistant who finds money cannot buy happiness," will be presented April 1-13. Its songs include "All in the Cause of Economy," "She's Too Far Above Me," "If the Rain's Got to Fall," "Money to Burn" and "Flash, Bang, Wallop!" (Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut is producing its own full production in 2008.)

Cole Porter's Paris will conclude the season, running April 15-27. "A marriage between an American 'blueblood' and an actress is happily thwarted by true love," according to press notes. Porter's score includes "Don't Look at Me That Way," "Let's Do It," "Let's Misbehave," "Which Is the Right Life?" and "Dizzy Baby."

Visit musicalstonight.org for more information.