PHOTO CALL: Kate Baldwin, Sheldon Harnick and Margery Gray Harnick at Drama Book Shop
By Matthew Blank
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick and his wife, actress-photographer Margery Gray Harnick, presented and signed their new book, "The Outdoor Museum: Not Your Usual Images of New York," Nov. 30 at New York City's Drama Book Shop.
The event, moderated by author and theatre critic David Finkle, was held from 4:30-6:30 PM and included a discussion, Q&A, book signing and performance by Tony Award-nominated actress Kate Baldwin (Giant, Finian's Rainbow).
"The Outdoor Museum," according to press notes, "salutes little known landmarks, and cultural icons as well as the often overlooked urban scenes — young lovers in front of the Broadhurst Theatre, the magic of reflections on Central Park West, reptiles in the subway mosaics under the Museum of Natural History, etc. Each of Margery's striking images in duet with Sheldon's wit, humor and sheer poetry make for an inspiring picture book."
For more on the book click here, and read the Playbill.com Book Shelf column featuring "The Outdoor Museum."
In 2011, Harnick and Baldwin collaborated on "She Loves Him," a CD released by PS Classics and produced by David Frost, that features selections from Harnick's work, including Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me and Fiorello!, among others.
The Drama Book Shop is located at 250 W. 40th Street (between 7th and 8th avenues). For more information, call (212) 944-0595.
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