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Bold.  Controversial.  Sumptuous. Spirited.

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of One Touch of Venus, along with excerpts from other incomparable Weill scores, including Lady in the Dark, Street Scene, Love Life, and Lost in the Stars. Ted Chapin hosts a stellar cast including Melissa Errico, Brent Barrett, Judy Blazer, and Ron Raines, alongside winners of the Lotte Lenya Competition. Musical direction by Weill specialist James Holmes, stage direction by Richard Jay-Alexander. The evening's orchestra is Le Train Bleu with conductor Ransom Wilson.

Award winners from the Lotte Lenya Competition include Analisa Leaming, Cooper Grodin, Maren Weinberger, Jacob Keith Watson, Richard Todd Adams, Zachary James, Doug Carpenter, and Justin Hopkins.

THE PROGRAM

Songs from One Touch of Venus, 1943, Lyrics by Ogden Nash

Entr'Acte
Ransom Wilson, conductor

One Touch of Venus
Judy Blazer, Maren Weinberger, Analisa Leaming

I'm a Stranger Here Myself
Melissa Errico

How Much I Love You
Brent Barrett

Foolish Heart
Melissa Errico

Way Out West in Jersey
Maren Weinberger, Analisa Leaming, Jacob Watson

West Wind

Ron Raines

Very, Very, Very

Judy Blazer

That's Him

Melissa Errico

The Trouble with Women

Jacob Watson, Richard Todd Adams, Cooper Grodin, Zachary James

Speak Low

Melissa Errico, Brent Barrett

--INTERMISSION--

From Lady in the Dark, lyrics by Ira Gershwin (1941)

Entr'acte
Ransom Wilson, conductor

Oh, Fabulous One
Jacob Watson, Richard Todd Adams, Cooper Grodin, Zachary James

One Life to Live
Melissa Errico, Jacob Watson, Richard Todd Adams, Cooper Grodin, Zachary James

This Is New
Doug Carpenter
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From Street Scene, lyrics by Langston Hughes with Elmer Rice (1947)

Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway?
Brent Barrett

What Good Would the Moon Be?
Analisa

Lonely House

Jacob Watson
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From Love Life, lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner (1948)

I Remember It Well
Ron Raines, Judy Blazer

Love Song

Richard Todd Adams
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From Lost in the Stars, lyrics by Maxwell Anderson (1949)

Lost in the Stars
Justin Hopkins
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From Knickerbocker Holiday, lyrics by Maxwell Anderson (1938)

It Never Was You

Brent, Maren

September Song

Ron Raines
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From Love Life

Mr. Right
Judy Blazer
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From The Threepenny Opera, lyrics by Brecht/Blitzstein (1928/54)

Army Song

Cooper Grodin, Zachary James
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From Happy End, lyrics by Brecht/Feingold (1929/77)

Surabaya Johnny

Melissa Errico
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From Love Life

Here I'll Stay

The Company

This event sponsored in part by Forward.

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