Part of Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series, the evening featuring the songs of the famed lyricists will be presented Feb. 2 at 8:30 PM at the Allen Room. The concert will also feature the talents of Nicki Richards as well as the previously announced Lillias White, Melissa Errico, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Sandy Stewart and Lari White. Jessica Molaskey will no longer be part of the program due to a scheduling conflict.
Victoria Clark received a 2005 Tony Award for her performance in The Light in the Piazza. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret, Urinetown, Titanic, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Guys and Dolls and A Grand Night for Singing. Among Clark's screen credits are "Cradle Will Rock," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Sweeney Todd in Concert." As a director, she recently helmed the 92nd Street Y's "Lyrics & Lyricists" series Serenade in Blue: The Mack Gordon Song Calvacade, and was seen earlier this season in Nicky Silver's The Agony and the Agony.
Oscar-winning lyricists Marilyn and Alan Bergman have written such songs as "The Way We Were," "The Promise," "Papa, Can You Hear Me?," "It Might Be You" and "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" They also wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musicals Something More! and Ballroom.
The American Songbook season will also feature Mos Def's Big Band (Jan. 17), "Songs by Fred Hersch" (Jan. 18), Judy Kuhn (Jan. 19), Michael Franks (Jan. 20), Josh Ritter (Jan. 31), "Howard Fishman: Bob Dylan and The Band's Basement Tapes" (Feb. 1), "John Pizzarelli: Dear Mr. Sinatra" (Feb. 3), The Cherryholmes (Feb. 7), Calexico (Feb. 8), Jason Robert Brown (Feb. 9), Betty Buckley (Feb. 10), Ute Lemper (Feb. 21), Sasha Dobson, Jesse Harris and Richard Julian (Feb. 22), Neko Case (Feb. 23) and Jane Monheit (Feb. 24).
The Allen Room is located in the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Broadway and 60th Street. Tickets are available by calling (212) 721-6500. Visit www.lincolncenter.org for more information.