“You must remember this, a kiss is just a kiss.” — Herman Hupfeld
They’re standards we all know and love: “As Time Goes By,” “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend,” “The Nearness of You.” But who wrote their famous words? Ever hear of … Herman Hupfeld? Leo Robin? Ned Washington? Join artistic director Rob Fisher, who arranged the music for Broadway’s An American in Paris, and celebrated Fiddler on the Roof lyricist Sheldon Harnick in their latest Lyrics & Lyricists collaboration as they salute the unsung wordsmiths behind some of the world’s greatest songs.
Rob Fisher, artistic director & piano
Sheldon Harnick, writer & host
Scott Faris, stage director
John Bell, associate music director
Aaron C. Finley, vocals
Judy Kuhn, vocals
Elizabeth Stanley, vocals
Sal Viviano, vocals
Lawrence Feldman, reeds
Jim Hershman, guitar
Dick Sarpola, bass
John Redsecker, drums
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The Sunday performance at 2 pm is supported by Producers Circle member The Henry Nias Foundation, courtesy of Dr. Stanley Edelman z”l. The Sunday performance at 7 pm is supported by Producers Circle member The Hite Foundation. Learn more about the 92Y Producers Circle.
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.