Marcovicci to Premiere Mercer Tribute Skylark in March

News   Marcovicci to Premiere Mercer Tribute Skylark in March The Savannah Music Festival has commissioned cabaret favorite Andrea Marcovicci to create a concert tribute to the late Savannah native Johnny Mercer.
Andrea Marcovicci
Andrea Marcovicci

Marcovicci will premiere Skylark, her celebration of lyricist Mercer, at the Savannah Music Festival in March. Show times at the Charles H. Morris Center will be March 21 at 12:30 and 3 PM, March 22 at 5 and 7:30 PM, March 23 at 7 PM, March 24 at 12:30 PM and March 25 at 12:30 PM.

Andrea Marcovicci starred on Broadway in the short-lived musical Ambassador and in Frank D. Gilroy's Any Given Day. Her screen credits include roles in "The Front," "Someone to Love," "Jack the Bear," "Who Is Henry Jaglom?," "The Water Engine" and "Trapper John, M.D." It has been the cabaret stage, however, where she has received the most acclaim. The singer-actress has performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and in concert halls throughout the world. Her solo albums are numerous and include "Marcovicci Loves Movies," "What Is Love?," "Just Kern," "December Songs," "New Words," "Live from London" and "Some Other Time."

Among Johnny Mercer's most popular songs are "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby," "Goody, Goody," "Skylark," "I Had Myself a True Love," "Fools Rush In," "Come Rain or Come Shine," "Out of This World," "Blues in the Night," "One for My Baby," "Satin Doll," "I'm Old Fashioned," "I Thought About You," "Tangerine," "Jeepers Creepers," "That Old Back Magic," "Moon River," "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening," "Laura," "My Shining Hour," "Hooray for Hollywood" and "Accentuate the Positive."

Charles H. Morris Center is located at 10 East Broad Street in Savannah, GA. For tickets call (912)-525-5050. For more information go to www.savannahmusicfestival.org.