Marcovicci, Harnar, Maggart and Ross to Offer American Songbook at London's Jermyn Street Theatre

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Four of the top draws in the cabaret field — Andrea Marcovicci, Jeff Harnar, Maude Maggart and Steve Ross — will display their talents for London audiences in February 2007.

Harnar will host the month-long season at the Jermyn Street Theatre, which is titled The American Songbook in London. The series will spotlight the work of Stephen Sondheim, Frank Loesser, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter.

Marcovicci will kick off the four-week run with Andrea Marcovicci Sings Frank Loesser. The celebrated singer, currently playing her annual stint at the Algonquin Hotel, will present her Loesser tribute Feb. 6-11. Song titles will include "If I Were a Bell," "Slow Boat to China," "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?," "I'll Know," "More I Cannot Wish You" and "Baby, It's Cold Outside."

Steve Ross Sings Stephen Sondheim will be presented Feb. 13-18. Singer-pianist Ross will offer his interpretations of such Sondheim tunes as "Losing My Mind," "Ah, Paris," "Good Thing Going," "Anyone Can Whistle," "Being Alive," "Another Hundred People," "Marry Me a Little," "One Last Kiss" and "Send in the Clowns."

From Feb. 20-25 Maude Maggart Sings Irving Berlin will play the intimate Jermyn Street Theatre. Cabaretgoers can expect to hear Maggart's take on "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "What'll I Do?," "All Alone," "You Keep Coming Back Like a Song," "Soft Lights and Sweet Music," "Slumming on Park Avenue" and "Always."

The series will conclude with Jeff Harnar Sings Cole Porter, Feb. 27-March 4. Harnar's selections will include "It's De-Lovely," "True Love," "Let's Do It," "Can-Can," "Begin the Beguine," "In the Still of the Night," "You're the Top" and "At Long Last Love." The Jermyn Street Theatre is located at 16b Jermyn Street in London. For tickets call 44 020 7287 2875. Visit www.americansongbookinlondon.com for more information.

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