Winther, Clark, and Others Help New Voices Celebrate Lyricists Campbell and Waldrop
The various Campbell and Waldrop songs to be performed in the program have music by Stephen Hoffman, Steve Marzullo, Sam Davis, Dick Gallagher, Jenny Giering, Patrick Brady, and Mary Rodgers. The singers will be accompanied by Ed Matthew on clarinet and Grant Wenaus on piano.
Waldrop is best known as the director of numerous Off-Broadway and regional shows, including When Pigs Fly, Pete 'n' Keely, and several productions of Gypsy. His credits as lyricist include Pete 'n' Keely, When Pigs Fly, and a number of shows for Theatreworks/USA. Campbell's highest-profile works have been his collaborations with Stephen Hoffman, including Splendora (based on Edward Swift's novel and seen at New York's American Place Theatre in 1995) and The Sweet Revenge of Louisa May (produced at the Olney Theatre Center in Maryland).