Additional performers have been announced to take part in the American Songbook Association’s September 16 gala concert To Life! Celebrating Sheldon Harnick. The Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, and Fiorello! will be presented with the ASA’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Harnick celebrates his 95th birthday this year.
The lineup includes a number of Fiddler on the Roof acting alumni, including Steven Skybell, who currently stars as Tevye in the acclaimed Yiddish revival of Fiddler on the Roof Off-Broadway. Joining him are Tony nominee Jud Kuhn (Golde in the London revival of Fiddler earlier this year), and Alexandra Silber (Tzeitel in the 2015 Broadway revival.)
The evening will also feature Carolyn Montgomery, Jeffrey Saver, and Rhyn McLemore Saver. They join previously announced headliners Laura Benanti, Robert Cuccioli, Ed Dixon, Adam Heller, Rebecca Luker, Brad Oscar, Melanie Moore, Samantha Massell, Alan Schmuckler, Jeff Harnar and Alex Rybeck, Kissy Simmons and Sidney Myer.
Klea Blackhurst will host the 7:30 PM event at the Pershing Square Signture Center, that will feature music director and pianist Eugene Gwozdz and musicians Danny Bacher, Tom Hubbard, and Mark McLean on drums.
For tickets, please visit AmericanSongbookAssociation.org.
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