PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford, Will Van Dyke and Friends Pick Songs to Deal With a Break-Up

By Michael Gioia
09 Oct 2013

Sally Wilfert: "Why" (Annie Lenox). The lyric perfectly describes two people ending their relationship. Realizing that no matter how much they wish and hope and try… the ship is sinking. It is the perfect musical setting of the word "WHY" — a question asked in this situation from the depths of one's soul. And yes, I've been there.