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Broadway Veteran Maureen McGovern to Perform at George Street Playhouse

The Grammy-nominated singer was last seen on Broadway as Marmee in Little Women.

Maureen McGovern will perform from her new CD Sing, My Sisters, Sing! at George Street Playhouse.
(© Deborah Feingold)

Award-winning vocalist and Broadway veteran Maureen McGovern will perform at New Brunswick, New Jersey's George Street Playhouse on September 16.

The one-night-only concert will feature numbers from McGovern's upcoming CD, Sing, My Sisters, Sing!, which pays tribute to the iconic women singer/songwriters who changed the texture of American popular music. The bill features the songs of Annie Lennox, Janis Ian, Carole King, Phoebe Snow, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Laura Nyro, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Amanda McBroom, Melissa Manchester, and others. McGovern's "early singing sisters," including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Annie Ross, are also commemorated with renditions of songs like "Heart Like a Wheel," "Natural Woman," "I Feel the Earth Move," "Poetry Man," "Help Me," "At Seventeen," "Come In From the Rain," "A Tisket, a Tasket," "God Bless the Child," and more.

McGovern is best known for her rendition of "The Morning After" from The Poseidon Adventure, which garnered her a Grammy nomination in 1973 for Best New Artist. She earned her second Grammy nomination in 1998 for Best Traditional Pop Vocal for her solo piano/voice album The Pleasure of His Company, with Emmy-winning, Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Mike Renzi. Her Broadway credits include The Pirates of Penzance, Nine, 3 Penny Opera, and Little Women, for which she earned a Drama Desk Award nomination in 2005.

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