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“The $50-a-Night Girl” The Life and Lyrics of Dorothy Fields – the most famous woman librettist-lyricist of the Great American Songbook…“Sunny Side of the Street”, “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”, “The Way You Look Tonight”, the book for “Annie Get Your Gun”, and lyrics for “Sweet Charity”.
“Four Oscars and an Emmy” - The Life, Times, and Music of Jimmy Van Heusen – Favorite composer of the most popular crooners of the 20th Century…Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra. From “Swinging on a Star”, “My Kind of Town (Chicago)”, “Come Fly With Me” to “All the Way”…the hits kept coming.
“The Other Gershwin” – A tribute to the incomparable lyrics of Ira Gershwin…his work with brother George to create “the Gershwin Sound”, as well as with other great composers…Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke.
“Come Rain or Come Shine” – A musical journey thru the life of Harold Arlen – the composer of America’s treasured songs from “The Wizard of Oz”, “Stormy Weather”, “Blues in the Night” and “Get Happy”, with lyricists Harburg, Koehler, Mercer and his dear friend, Ira Gershwin. Harold Arlen’s songs were the soundtrack of our lives.
“My Fair Laddie” - The Life, Lyrics and Loves of the Playwright/Lyricist Alan Jay Lerner. From “Brigadoon” and “Paint Your Wagon” to America’s most beloved musicals, “My Fair Lady”, “Gigi”, and “Camelot”, Broadway and Hollywood hailed his work with Tony Awards, Oscars, and the Kennedy Center Honors.