THE SCREENING ROOM: Bernadette Peters, Angela Lansbury and More Perform Jerry Herman Tunes (Video)
18 Dec 2012
Jerry's Girls, celebrating the music of Tony Award-winning Hello, Dolly! and Mame composer-lyricist Jerry Herman, opened on Broadway Dec. 18, 1985. In celebration of the production, Playbill.com has put together a musical tribute.
The musical featured leading ladies Dorothy Loudon, Chita Rivera and Leslie Uggams and included songs from Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles; and Mack and Mabel, among others.
Here's a look at some of our favorite performances of Herman's irrepressibly tuneful music.
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