Sheldon Harnick, Mark Lamos, David Loud to Take Part in 2013 Lyrics & Lyricists Series
From January 12-14, Sheldon Harnick will host the Rob Fisher-curated The Very Model of a Modern Major Lyricist: W.S. Gilbert and the Broadway He Inspired, an examination of intricate rhyme and skewering wit from The Mikado to My Fair Lady.
Billy Stritch will serve as artistic director of Give Me Fever: The Many Voices of Peggy Lee, a tour of Lee's music and lyrics, running February 23-25.
From April 6-8, David Loud will salute Vernon Duke in Taking a Chance on Love: The Music of Vernon Duke.
The music of Jerome Kern will be explored May 4-6 by Deborah Grace Winer in The Song is You: Jerome Kern Coast to Coast.
Finally Mark Lamos and Wayne Barker will explore Broadway musical adaptations of Shakepeare's plays with Brush Up Your Shakespeare: The Bard and the Broadway Musical.