Oh, Gigi! Leslie Caron Is Guest of Honor at 42nd St. Moon Benefit Focusing on Alan Jay Lerner, June 30

News   Oh, Gigi! Leslie Caron Is Guest of Honor at 42nd St. Moon Benefit Focusing on Alan Jay Lerner, June 30 Film actress Leslie Caron, best remembered for the Academy Award-winning film, "Gigi," with a score by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, is the guest of honor at a benefit for the San Francisco concert troupe 42nd Street Moon June 30.

I Remember It Well: The Songs of Alan Jay Lerner will celebrate the lyricist who penned "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face," "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever," "Almost Like Being in Love," "I Could Have Danced All Night," "Thank Heaven for Little Girls," "If Ever I Would Leave You," "I Talk to the Trees," "Camelot" and more.

Caron starred as Gigi in the film of the same name, which was later adapted into a Broadway musical (a rare film-to stage transfer). She also starred in "An American in Paris," for which Lerner wrote the screenplay.

Appearing at the concert benefit, the proceeds from which will go to support the Bay Area series of concert revivals of "lost musicals," will be local favorites Lesley Hamilton, Steve Rhyne, Bill Fahrner, Kelly Houston, Marsha Merchant, Caroline Altman and Moon co-founders Greg MacKellan and Stephanie Rhoads.

The benefit performance is at 7 PM at the Herbst Theatre. 401 Van Ness Avenue, in San Francisco. A cocktail and light buffet reception follows at the War Memorial Veteran's Building's Green Room.

Show-only tickets at $40 and $75 are available. Tickets for the show and gala are $150. For information, call (415) 978-2787.