Kate Baldwin Will Sing Sheldon Harnick Songs at Barnes & Noble Sept. 15

News   Kate Baldwin Will Sing Sheldon Harnick Songs at Barnes & Noble Sept. 15
Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin and Tony winner Sheldon Harnick will reunite in Manhattan Sept. 15 to perform a handful of Harnick songs, and to sign copies of "She Loves Him: Live at Feinstein's," the PS Classics CD of last spring's cabaret concert.

Cover art for Kate Baldwin's new album.
Cover art for Kate Baldwin's new album.

At 5 PM, the duo will appear at Barnes & Noble's Upper East Side location at 86th Street and Lexington Ave.

Kate Baldwin's new recording, "She Loves Him: Live at Feinstein's," her tribute to Fiddler on the Roof lyricist Sheldon Harnick, was recorded live in March at Feinstein's at Loews Regency. She and special guest Harnick sang his songs there March 8-12.

Her CD boasts the lyrics (and some music) of the Tony Award-winning Harnick, the lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello!, The Apple Tree, The Rothschilds and more.

The disc features liner notes by journalist Frank Rich. The recording's official release date was July 12.

Baldwin, a 2010 Best Actress Tony nominee for Finian's Rainbow, made her solo-recording debut with "Let's See What Happens," also from PS Classics, the label devoted to the heritage of Broadway musicals and American popular song. Here's the track listing for "She Loves Him":

1. He Loves Me
2. "Good evening..."
3. The Boston Beguine
4. "What a daredevil..."
5. When Did I Fall in Love?
6. A Trip to the Library
7. "My favorite Sheldon Harnick show..."
8. Will He Like Me?
9. The Ballad of the Shape of Things
10. "Be kind to this Irish girl..."
11. Fiddler on the Roof medley
Sabbath Prayer
Far From the Home I Love
12. To Life
13. If I Were a Rich Man
14. "Jerry Bock and I wrote a song..."
15. Dear Sweet Sewing Machine
16. "Cy Coleman and I had a meeting..."
17. You're Going Far
18. Gorgeous
19. "He drew from very personal images..."
20. I Couldn't Be with Anyone But You
21. "It's time to start saying goodnight..."
22. In My Own Lifetime
23. Sunrise, Sunset

The She Loves Him recording — featuring music director Scott Cady at the piano, Andrew Sterman on woodwinds and John Beale on bass — is produced by Grammy-winner David Frost and mixed by Tom Lazarus. Executive producers are Jeff Berger and PS Classics co-founder Philip Chaffin.

Harnick's special appearance, joining Baldwin for several selections, is also preserved on the disc. She Loves Him appeared at Feinstein's March 8-12. Read a PlayBlog account of a performance of She Loves Him.

Visit www.psclassics.com.

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