Norm Lewis, Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, Julia Murney Sing Kander and Ebb Tonight on PBS!

News   Norm Lewis, Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, Julia Murney Sing Kander and Ebb Tonight on PBS!
 
The annual PBS Arts Fall Festival, which features eight new programs hosted by Grammy winner Gloria Estefan, continues Nov. 20 with First You Dream, a musical tribute featuring the songs of John Kander and the late Fred Ebb.

The salute to the Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy-winning songwriting team begins at 9 PM ET on PBS stations around the country; check local listings.

Directed for the stage by Eric Schaeffer, First You Dream features the talents of Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, James Clow, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney and Matthew Scott.

Norm Lewis
Norm Lewis

The program is based on the musical revue conceived by stage director Schaeffer and music director David Loud.

Kander and Ebb's numerous musicals include Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Act, Curtains and The Scottsboro Boys, among others.

First You Dream was shot live at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, IL, and produced by the 17-time Emmy Award-winning HMS Media. HMS co-founder Matt Hoffman directs, with lighting and production design by Todd L. Clark. Musical staging is by Karma Camp. Bill Brohn created orchestrations based on Loud's arrangements, and Paul Masse is associate music director and pianist.

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