Andrea Marcovicci, Karen Mason, T. Oliver Reid, Steve Ross, Tamara Tunie and Julie Wilson Remember Mabel & Bobby May 16
By Andrew Gans
On May 16 The Mabel Mercer Foundation celebrates the 1968 dual concert of America's then-leading cabaret performers, Mabel Mercer and Bobby Short, with an evening at The Town Hall paying tribute to these late artists.
KT Sullivan, artistic director of the foundation, hosts Remembering Mabel & Bobby, which begins at 8 PM.
Performers include Joyce Breach, Eric Comstock, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Fasano, Lauren Fox, Eric Yves Garcia, Clint Holmes, Tanya Holt, Andrea Marcovicci, Karen Mason, Marissa Mulder, Karen Oberlin, Rex Reed, T. Oliver Reid, Ricky Ritzel, Steve Ross, Catherine Russell, Spider Saloff, Lumiri Tubo, Tamara Tunie, Iris Williams, Larry Woodard and special guest Julie Wilson.
Attendees can expect to hear songs from the Mabel Mercer/Bobby Short songbooks, including "Here’s to Us," "Looking at You," "Remind Me," "Down In The Depths On The 90th Floor," "The Folks Who Live On The Hill," "I’m Throwing a Ball Tonight," "These Foolish Things," "Both Sides Now," "Bojangles of Harlem" and "Time Heals Everything."
The Town Hall is located at 123 West 43rd Street.
For tickets visit The Town Hall box office or Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 982-2787.
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