Kelli O'Hara, Aaron Tveit, and More Set for American Songbook Season
Stew & Heidi Rodewald, Jackie Hoffman, Justin Vivian Bond, and others will also perform at Lincoln Center.
Lincoln Center has announced the lineup for its 2018 American Songbook season from January to March 2018, and many theater performers, composers, and lyricists are set to perform at venues such as The Appel Room, Rose Theater, and the David Rubenstein Atrium.
Among the performers scheduled are Jackie Hoffman on January 25, Aaron Tveit on February 9, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend team Rachel Bloom and Adam Schlesinger on February 10. In addition, Kelli O'Hara and Julian Ovenden will join War Paint and Grey Gardens composers Scott Frankel and Michael Korie on February 17.
Other composers and lyricists set for the 2018 American Songbook season include Stew and Heidi Rodewald (Passing Strange, The Total Bent) in an "Afro-Baroque cabaret" based on their two decades of music-making on February 7, and Justin Vivian Bond, who will explore the troubled life of Karen Carpenter on February 15.