Crumb, Fuller, Morrison and York Celebrate Charles Strouse May 10

News   Crumb, Fuller, Morrison and York Celebrate Charles Strouse May 10
The Broadway Close-Up Series continues May 10 with a salute to composer Charles Strouse.
Charles Strouse
Charles Strouse Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Among the stars who will be interpreting the songs of the Tony-winning composer are Tom Andersen, Ann Crumb, Jerry Dixon, Laura Marie Duncan, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Maree Johnson, Eddie Korbich, Jeff Loeffelholz, Nora Mae Lyng, Ann Morrison, Anne Torcellieri and Rachel York. The Broadway Kids will also take part in the 8 PM at the Merkin Concert Hall. Celebrating the Music of Charles Strouse will feature direction by John Znidarsic with musical direction by Richard Danley. Concertgoers can expect to hear tunes from All American, Annie, Annie Warbucks, Golden Boy, Marty, Nick and Nora, Dance a Little Closer, Applause and Bye Bye Birdie.

Charles Strouse won Best Score Tony Awards for Annie (with lyricist Martin Charnin) and Applause (with Lee Adams). His other musicals include Bye Bye Birdie, Applause, "It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman!", Bring Back Birdie, Annie Warbucks, Golden Boy, A Broadway Musical, I and Albert, Charlie and Algernon, Rags, Dance a Little Closer and All American.

Tickets for the Strouse evening are priced at $25 and are available by calling (212) 501-3330. Merkin Concert Hall is located between Broadway and Amsterdam at 129 West 67th Street.

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