Brent Barrett, Judy Blazer, Diana Canova, Tyne Daly, and David Garrison will be the guest artists at Life Is a Cabaret: A Tribute to Fred Ebb, to be presented as part of the 92nd Street Y’s Lyrics and Lyricists series, February 23-25. Rob Fisher will be the guest artistic and musical director for the evening, which will salute Ebb, the lyricist of such shows as Cabaret, Chicago, Zorba!, and Kiss of the Spider Woman.
Up next in the series, Deborah Grace Winer will be artistic director of I’ve Got Your Number: Romance, The Rat Pack and Carolyn Leigh (March 29-31), which will feature stage direction by Mark Waldrop and music direction by John Oddo, and the vocals of Debby Boone, Loston Harris, James Naughton, and Karen Ziemba.
Jeff Harnar will be artistic director of The 1959 Broadway Songbook (May 3-5), which will feature Klea Blackhurst, David Burnham, Melissa Errico, Donna McKechnie, and music director Alex Rybeck, along with Harnar.
Finally, Andrea Marcovicci will be artistic director and star of Did the American Songbook End in 1965? (May 31-June 2), which will feature songs by James Taylor, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, and the Beatles. Her guests will include Francesca Amari, Kelly Houston, Lee Lessack, Stacy Sullivan, and music director Shelly Markham.
For tickets and more information, call 212-415-5500 or visit www.92Y.org/lyrics.