Part of Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series, the evening featuring the songs of the famed lyricists will be presented at 8:30 PM. The concert boasts the talents of Grammy winner Tony Bennett; Tony winners Lillias White and Brian Stokes Mitchell; recent Fame Becomes Me star Capathia Jenkins; and Lucie Arnaz, Melissa Errico, Nicki Richards, Sandy Stewart and Lari White. Oscar-winning lyricists Marilyn and Alan Bergman have written such songs as "The Way We Were," "The Promise," "Papa, Can You Hear Me?," "It Might Be You" and "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" They also wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musicals Something More! and Ballroom.
The American Songbook season will also feature "John Pizzarelli: Dear Mr. Sinatra" (Feb. 3), The Cherryholmes (Feb. 7), Calexico (Feb. 8), Jason Robert Brown (Feb. 9), Betty Buckley (Feb. 10), Ute Lemper (Feb. 21), Sasha Dobson, Jesse Harris and Richard Julian (Feb. 22), Neko Case (Feb. 23) and Jane Monheit (Feb. 24).
The Allen Room is located in the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Broadway and 60th Street. Tickets are available by calling (212) 721-6500. Visit www.lincolncenter.org for more information.