Polly Bergen, Rupert Holmes and John Bucchino Join Ann Hampton Callaway for American Songbook Series

News   Polly Bergen, Rupert Holmes and John Bucchino Join Ann Hampton Callaway for American Songbook Series Emmy Award winner Polly Bergen, Tony Award winner Rupert Holmes and singer-songwriter John Bucchino will join Ann Hampton Callaway May 10 for “The Callaway Hour,” part of the acclaimed American Songbook series at Lincoln Center.

The May 10 evening is just one of three being dubbed “A Weekend with Ann Hampton Callaway,” which kicks off May 8 with a Master Class conducted by Callaway. The class will feature eight up-n-coming singers guided by Callaway’s comments. Tickets are $25. On May 9 Callaway will offer a “Request Night,” featuring songs requested in advance by members of the Songbook series. To date, the ever growing list includes “Isn’t It Romantic?,” “I’ll Be Seeing You,” “But Not for Me,” “Mr. Paganini” and “Lush Life.” Callaway will perform two shows during the evening, at 8 ($45) and 10 PM ($30).

The final evening of the Callaway weekend, May 10, is titled “The Callaway Hour” and will boast chats and performances from Polly Bergen, Rupert Holmes and John Bucchino. Show times are 8 PM ($45) and 10 PM ($30).

The critically praised series devoted to the popular American song will be held at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 West 65th Street. Call (212) 721-6500 for reservations.