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There Are a Limited Free Tickets to A Tribute To Barbara Cook

There Are a Limited Free Tickets to A Tribute To Barbara Cook

Renée Fleming, Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, Jessica Molaskey, Kelli O’Hara, John Pizzarelli, and Vanessa Williams are scheduled to perform at the memorial, for Barbara Cook directed by James Lapine, on Monday, December 18 at 5pm at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

Barbara Cook

Also scheduled to participate is Ms. Cook’s son Adam LeGrant; producer Roy Furman; lyricist Sheldon Harnick; Michael Kaiser, President Emeritus of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; actor Frank Langella; and actress Jane Summerhays.

Barbara Cook

In Candide

Ms. Cook was a Tony and Grammy Award winner and Kennedy Center honoree, who was beloved by the theatre community. She passed away on Tuesday, August 8 at the age of 89 after a long battle with her health. Her celebrated 85th Birthday concert at Carnegie Hall, her Tony Award-nominated performance in the musical Sondheim on Sondheim, and a series of critically acclaimed concerts at New York’s Café Carlyle, Feinstein’s at the Regency, and 54 Below were among her last performances. Ms. Cook is best known for originating the role of  Cunegonde in Leonard Bernstein’s Candide, Marian the Librarian in Meredith Willson’s The Music Man (Tony Award), and Amalia in Bock and Harnick’s She Loves Me (Drama Desk Award). In 1975, she made her Carnegie Hall debut and embarked on a second career as a concert and recording artist thanks to Wally Harper.  In 2006, she became the first female non-classical singer to do a solo concert at the MET. Last year she published her memoir, “Then and Now: A Memoir.”

A very limited number of free tickets for A Tribute To Barbara Cook will be distributed to the general public beginning at 12noon on Monday, December 11 on a first-come, first-served basis (limit of 2 per person) at the Vivian Beaumont Theater box office (150 West 65 Street).

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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