Jerome Robbins Tony Nominee to Be Featured in They Had It Coming

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Jane Lanier, the celebrated dancer who received a 1989 Tony nomination for her work in Jerome Robbins' Broadway, will join the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles for an upcoming celebration of the music of Kander and Ebb.

Lanier will be featured in They Had It Coming: The Music of Kander and Ebb July 8-10 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA. The Gay Men's Chorus will be led by artistic director Dr. Bruce Mayhall; show time is 8 PM.

In a statement Mayhall said, "What a wonderful way to close one of the most artistically creative and successful seasons in our history. We are overjoyed to present an evening of music that honors John Kander and Fred Ebb and I think our subscribers and audiences are going to be dazzled by the range of their work and their brilliant musicianship. It was almost impossible to select this concert as there were so many of their songs that would have been perfect for us to perform, but we think we have a program that is going to delight and entertain those who love John and Fred’s work and those that might not be as familiar."

For the theatre, John Kander and the late Fred Ebb wrote the scores for Flora, the Red Menace; Cabaret; The Happy Time; Zorba; 70, Girls, 70; Chicago; The Act; Woman of the Year; The Rink; And the World Goes 'Round; Kiss of the Spider Woman and Steel Pier.

Jane Lanier received a Drama Desk nomination for her work in Fosse and a Tony nomination for Jerome Robbins' Broadway. Her other Main Stem credits include Guys and Dolls, Anything Goes, Sweet Charity and On Your Toes. Her screen credits include "Michael," "Mercy," "The Shield," "Murder One," "Diagnosis Murder," "One Life to Live" and "Passions."

The Alex Theatre is located in Glendale, CA at 216 N. Brand Boulevard. Tickets, priced $19.50-$49.50, are available by calling (800) 636-7464 or by visiting www.gmcla.org.

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