Sheldon Harnick, Billy Stritch, David Loud, Mark Lamos Are Part of 2013 Lyrics & Lyricists Lineup

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04 May 2012

The songs of W.S. Gilbert, Vernon Duke and Jerome Kern, among others, will be featured in the 2013 lineup of 92nd Street Y's Lyrics & Lyricists concert series, under the artistic direction of Deborah Grace Winer.

The Very Model of a Modern Major Lyricist: W.S. Gilbert and the Broadway He Inspired, hosted by Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof), will kick off the 2013 season. Rob Fisher is the artistic director of the concert, which will be held Jan. 12-14.

Following W.S. Gilbert and the Broadway He Inspired, Billy Stritch (42nd Streer) will serve as the artistic director of Give Me Fever: The Many Voices of Peggy Lee, which spans Lee's six-decade career, Feb. 23-25.

Also offered in the Lyrics & Lyricists series are Taking a Chance on Love: The Music of Vernon Duke, under the direction of David Loud (April 6-8); The Song is You: Jerome Kern Coast to Coast, helmed by Winer (May 4-6); and Brush Up Your Shakespeare: The Bard and the Broadway Musical with Mark Lamos as artistic director and Wayne Barker as musical director (June 1-3).

Concerts in the series will be held at the Kaufmann Concert Hall. Casting will be announced at a later date.

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