“For there's nowhere else on earth that I would rather be.”— Alan Jay Lerner
Scotland, California, Covent Garden, Paris, Camelot — lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe evoked entire worlds in their groundbreaking musicals.Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Gigi and Camelot all were conjured by the Old World Austrian Loewe and the Harvard-educated American Lerner. Rob Berman, music director of the New York City Center Encores! series and recent Broadway musicals Dames at Sea, Bright Star and Tuck Everlasting, makes his Lyrics & Lyricists debut as artistic director for an entrancing show that revels in their romantic songs, from “Almost Like Being in Love” to “I Could Have Danced All Night.”
Rob Berman, artistic director, writer & host
Chase Brock, stage director
Chuck Cooper, vocals
Lauren Worsham, vocals
Additional cast to be announced
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Corresponding Class: Sun, May 7: Lerner & Loewe: The Making of My Fair Lady
Major Support for From Camelot to California: The Worlds of Lerner and Loewe is provided by Gilda and Henry z”l Block.
Institutional support courtesy of The Frederick Loewe Foundation.
92Y Lyrics & Lyricists receives support from Gilda and Henry z”l Block; The Hite Foundation, Inc.; The Harold W. and Ida L. Goldstein Lecture Fund through the Estate of Sanford Goldstein; The Edythe Kenner Foundation; The Frederick Loewe Foundation; and The Henry Nias Foundation, courtesy of Dr. Stanley Edelman z”l.