Conceived and written by Scott Siegel, the May 3 evening will be held at New York City's Town Hall. The concert will also feature the talents of jazz vocalist Natalie Douglas, Forbidden Broadway regular Christine Pedi, Starmites Tony nominee Sharon McNight and The Full Monty's Annie Golden. Show time is 8 PM. From Brooklyn to Hollywood will celebrate the Hollywood composers, songs and stars "that made — and make — Brooklyn proud." Brooklyn alums Neil Diamond, Harry Nilsson and Barbra Streisand will be saluted as well as such films as "The Kid From Brooklyn," "It Happened in Brooklyn" and "Saturday Night Fever." Concertgoers can also expect to hear Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer's "Cowboy From Brooklyn."
Tickets to the concert are priced $35 and $30 and will go on sale Jan. 2, 2004, by calling (212) 307-4100 or (212) 840-2824. Town Hall is located at 123 West 43rd Street. Visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org for more information.