Ring Them Bells! Concert, With Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Will Get PBS Broadcast
22 Jan 2013
Tony Award-winning Broadway veterans Joel Grey and Chita Rivera will be special guests for Ring Them Bells! Rob Fisher Celebrates Kander & Ebb Feb. 15 at the Allen Room.
The special 9 PM concert will be broadcast on PBS as part of "Live from Lincoln Center." Audra McDonald hosts.
Grey originated the role of the Emcee in Kander and Ebb's Cabaret, earning a Tony Award for his performance. He also received an Academy Award for repeating his work in Bob Fosse's film adaptation with Liza Minnelli.
Tony Award winners John Kander and the late Fred Ebb first collaborated on the song "My Coloring Book" in 1962. The team would go on to create their first musical with Hal Prince, Flora, The Red Menace, starring a young Minnelli. Their works also include Cabaret, The Happy Time, Zorba, Chicago, The Act, The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Curtains, The Scottsboro Boys and The Visit. The duo have also seen Cabaret and Chicago adapted into successful films.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.