Hall, Gardner, Lutvak, Myers, Mayes and McKnight to Perform at Yale

News   Hall, Gardner, Lutvak, Myers, Mayes and McKnight to Perform at Yale Award-winning Best Little Whorehouse in Texas composer Carol Hall will perform in concert as part of the Cabaret Conference at Yale University on July 31.
Sally Mayes
Sally Mayes

Hall, a faculty member of the 6th annual Yale Cabaret Conference, will perform highlights from her songwriting career as part of the 7:30 PM "They Write the Songs" concert at Yale University's New Theatre.

Joining Hall will be fellow Yale Cabaret faculty member Stephen Lutvak as well as Sally Mayes (Urban Cowboy), MAC Award winner Laurel Massé, Sharon McNight (Starmites) and Rita Gardner (The Fantasticks, The Wedding Singer).

Lutvak, Mayes and Massé are also represented on the CD "Hallways: The Songs of Carol Hall," celebrating Hall's catalogue of music.

Songs included in the evening will be "Hard Candy Christmas," "Tattooed Boy In Memphis," "Jenny Rebecca," "This Is My Birthday," "Doatsy Mae," "It's Only a Broken Heart," "My Circle of Friends," "Lover of High Wire," "It's Alright To Cry" and "I'll Imagine You a Song."

In addition to penning the Drama Desk Award-winning music and lyrics for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Hall wrote the Off-Broadway musicals To Whom It May Concern and Max and Ruby. She has contributed her songs to the musicals Hats!, A My Name is Alice, A My Name Is Still Alice, and the Emmy Award-winning special "Free to Be You and Me." Also performing throughout the Cabaret Conference at Yale will be songstress Julie Wilson and Rita Gardner in Try to Remember: A Look Back at Off-Broadway on July 26.

The Yale Cabaret Conference Faculty concert, featuring Tex Arnold, Rita Gardner, Jason Graae, Carol Hall, George Hall, Steven Lutvak, Shelly Markham, Laurel Massé, Sally Mayes, Sharon McNight, Pamela Myers, Erv Raible, Alex Rybeck, Pam Tate, Paul Trueblood, Julie Wilson, Christopher Denny and Ian Herman, will take place July 27.

Sharon McKnight will offer Gone, But Not Forgotten! alongside original Company star Pamela Myers in And Another Hundred People Aug. 1.

Tickets are available by phoning (203)-432-1234. For further information visit Yale Cabaret.