PHOTO CALL: Akers, Montevecchi Reunite on Nine Night

News   PHOTO CALL: Akers, Montevecchi Reunite on Nine Night On May 9, 1982, Nine opened on Broadway. On May 9, 2002, Liliane Montevecchi caught her former co-star Karen Akers' cabaret at the Algonquin, "When Love Speaks To You." Both ladies (along with Anita Morris, now deceased) competed for the Tony Award - Montevecchi won.

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On May 9, 1982, Nine opened on Broadway. On May 9, 2002, Liliane Montevecchi caught her former co-star Karen Akers' cabaret at the Algonquin, "When Love Speaks To You." Both ladies (along with Anita Morris, now deceased) competed for the Tony Award - Montevecchi won.

During the evening, a program of songs from Sondheim, Rodgers and Hart and Jacques Brel, Akers left her regular program and sang Nine's "Unusual Way," dedicating it to Montevecchi.