Victoria Clark, Alexander Gemignani and More to Salute Charles Strouse March 27

News   Victoria Clark, Alexander Gemignani and More to Salute Charles Strouse March 27 The work of Charles Strouse will be featured in an upcoming evening to benefit the American Musicals Project, a teacher-training program that exposes seventh and eighth grade students in over 400 U.S. schools to musical theatre.

The March 27 performance at the New-York Historical Society will feature the talents of Tony Award-winning Light in the Piazza star Victoria Clark, Sweeney Todd's Alexander Gemignani, Jersey Boys' Daniel Reichard and Swing!'s Michael Gruber. Composer Strouse is also scheduled to appear. The evening will begin at 6:30 PM with cocktail and hors d'oeuvres. The performance will follow at 7:30 PM.

Charles Strouse won Best Score Tony Awards for Annie (with lyricist Martin Charnin) and Applause (with Lee Adams). His other musicals include Bye Bye Birdie, Applause, "It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman!", Bring Back Birdie, Annie Warbucks, Golden Boy, A Broadway Musical, I and Albert, Charlie and Algernon, Rags, Dance a Little Closer and All American.

The New-York Historical Society is located in Manhattan at 170 Central Park West. Tickets, priced $75, $250 and $500, can be purchased by calling Stephen Aleman at (212) 485-9276.