Vineyard Theatre Honors Dory Previn With Concert Featuring Heidi Blickenstaff, Caissie Levy, Gabriel Ebert and Amanda Green

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17 Jun 2013

Heidi Blickenstaff
Heidi Blickenstaff

The Vineyard Theatre celebrates the songs of Dory Previn in a one-night benefit concert June 17 at 7 PM.

Performers include Gabriel Ebert (Matilda The Musical), Malcolm Gets (Amour), Amanda Green (lyricist, Hands On A Hardbody, Bring It On), Veanne Cox (Company), Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show], Now. Hear. This.), Michael Esper (The Lyons, American Idiot), Sarah Stiles (On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Avenue Q), Caissie Levy (Murder Ballad, Ghost The Musical, Hair) and Phillipa Soo (Natasha, Pierre And The Great Comet Of 1812).

The evening, which is part of the Vineyard's 30th anniversary celebratory season, also features Michael Cerveris (Assassins, Sweeney Todd, Evita), Montego Glover (Memphis), Julia Greenberg (People Are Wrong!), Judy Kuhn (Passion, Eli's Comin'), Nellie McKay (Old Hats), Jessie Mueller (Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) and Stew (Passing Strange). Jon Spurney is the evening's musical director.

Dory Previn was an American lyricist and singer-songwriter who released six pop/folk albums of original songs and was the lyricist of several Oscar-nominated songs. She also wrote several works for the stage, including a musical adaptation of her album "Mary C. Brown and the Hollywood Sign" and several autobiographical works of nonfiction. She passed away in 2012 at the age of 86.

Tickets to the concert can be purchased by calling (212) 353-0303 or by visiting vineyardtheatre.org.