Comden, Newman, Errico and Dvorsky Salute Adolph Green Sept. 7

News   Comden, Newman, Errico and Dvorsky Salute Adolph Green Sept. 7
The late, legendary Broadway lyricist-librettist Adolph Green will be remembered Sept. 7 at East Hampton's Guild Hall.

The evening — entitled The Party Isn't Over: A Tribute to Adolph Green — will feature chats with Green's widow, Phyllis Newman; and his writing partner, Betty Comden. The tribute will also boast the songs of Comden and Green, interpreted by Amour's Melissa Errico and The Scarlet Pimpernel's George Dvorsky.

With writing partner Betty Comden, Adolph Green created On the Town, Bells Are Ringing, Wonderful Town On the 20th Century as well as the film "Singin' in the Rain." Their many songs include "New York, New York," "Lucky to be Me," "Make Someone Happy," "A Little Bit in Love," "Ohio," "Just in Time," "The Party's Over," "Long Before I Knew You," "Never Never Land," "Comes Once in a Lifetime," "I'm Just Taking My Time," "My Own Morning," "Never Met a Man I Didn't Like," "Look Around" and more. Green died Oct. 23, 2002, age 87.

Melissa Errico received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in the short-lived Michel Legrand musical Amour. Errico began her professional career portraying Cosette in Les Misérables, and she followed with leading roles in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society and the City Center Encores! productions of Call Me Madam and One Touch of Venus. She recently released her debut solo recording, "Blue Like That."

George Dvorsky was featured in the Broadway casts of The Scarlet Pimpernel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Passion and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and has appeared in the North Shore Music Theatre's production of A Christmas Carol for the past ten years.

Guild Hall is located in East Hampton, NY, at 158 Main Street. For tickets, call (631) 324-4050; for more information visit

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