THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Jerry Herman! (Video)

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10 Jul 2013

Tony Award-winning Hello, Dolly! and Mame composer-lyricist Jerry Herman celebrates his 82nd birthday July 10, and Playbill.com has put together a musical tribute.

Here's a look at some of our favorite performances of Herman's irrepressibly tuneful music.

Carol Channing receives a Special Tony Award and Pearl Bailey and the cast of Hello, Dolly! perform on the 1968 Tony Awards.

 The original Broadway cast of La Cage aux Folles at the Tony Awards.

 A look at the Broadway revival of La Cage...

 

 Michael Feinstein and Christine Ebersole sing "Kiss Her Now" and "I Don't Want to Know" from Dear World.

 A two-part look at the London revival of Mack and Mabel with Howard McGillin and Caroline O'Connor.

 The London revival of Mack and Mabel.

 Bernadette Peters sings "Time Heals Everything" from Mack and Mabel.

 Eydie Gorme sings "If We Walked Into My Life" from Mame.

 Carol Channing, the original and iconic Dolly, performing highlights from Hello, Dolly! in London in 1979.

 Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur perform "Bosom Buddies" from Mame at the Tony Awards.

 Elaine Stritch performs "It's Today" from Mame.

 George Hearn sings the La Cage aux Folles anthem "I Am What I Am" at the Tony Awards.

 The original cast of La Cage aux Folles on "The Merv Griffin Show."

 An audio recording of Barbra Streisand performing a medley of Hello, Dolly! songs.

 Angela Lansbury introduces Herman at the Kennedy Center Honors:

A medley of Herman's songs performed at the Kennedy Center Honors by Carol Channing, Matthew Morrison, Christine Baranski, Sutton Foster, Chita Rivera and Lansbury:

Herman honored at the Tony Awards:

 Lucille Ball and Bea Arthur sing "Bosom Buddies" in the 1974 film:

Ginger Rogers and the London cast of Mame at the London Palladium:

 Lansbury performs "We Need a Little Christmas" in concert:

 Leslie Uggams sings "If He Walked Into My Life":

Louise Pitre and Judy Blazer perform "If He Walked Into My Life" and "Bosom Buddies" in rehearsal for Goodspeed Muscials' Mame:

Highlights from Mame at Goodspeed:

Nathan Lane performs "If He Walked Into My Life" at the 1995 Tony Awards in a medley of songs for leading ladies: