The 3 PM concerts, written and directed by Michael Montel, will celebrate songs from the Broadway musicals and movies that Beaton designed. Audiences can expect to hear songs from My Fair Lady, "Gigi," Coco, Tenderloin, Saratoga and "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever."
Musical-directed by Matt Castle, the concert will feature performances from Peter Land (All's Well that Ends Well), Elena Shaddow (La Cage aux Folles, The Woman in White, Nine), Jim Stanek (Lestat, Little Women, The Rivals) and KT Sullivan (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes).
Beaton won the Tony Award for his costume designs on Quadrille, My Fair Lady, Saratoga and Coco. He was nominated for Little Glass Clock and Tenderloin, and has also designed costumes for the Broadway productions of Lady Windermere's Fan, Cry of the Peacock, The Grass Harp and Dear Liar, among others.
The Broadway Musical Cabaret is part of a series made possible by the support of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome T. Falk; Mr. and Mrs. James E. Buckman; and Scott M. Stringer, Manhattan borough president. Additional support is provided by the Edith C. Blum Foundation; the Dorothy Strelsin Foundation; Mary Ann and Bruno A. Quinson; and Lee P. Gelber, among others.
The Museum of the City of New York is located at 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street. For more information and tickets, call (917) 492-3395 or visit www.mcny.org