Richard Holbrook Sings Burton Lane: A Centennial Celebration
will be presented at The Metropolitan Room
(34 West 22nd Street – between 5th & 6th Avenue) on Monday,
August 20, 2012 at 9:30 P.M.; Monday, August 27, 2012 at
7:00 P.M.; Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 9:30 P.M.; and
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 9:30 P.M.
This musical tribute covers Burton Lane's career as a
composer beginning with his success at M-G-M as a motion
picture songwriter of over thirty films leading up to his
great triumph on Broadway with Finian's Rainbow and On A
Clear Day You Can See Forever. The musical selections
included in this show are songs written by Burton Lane with
such celebrated lyricists as Ira Gershwin, Frank Loesser,
Harold Adamson, Ralph Freed, and of course, Alan Jay Lerner
and E.Y. "Yip" Harburg. I will be accompanied by the
fabulous Tom Nelson Trio. Tom Nelson is my musical director
and pianist. Richard Barclay, an Academy Award-winning
documentary film maker, as well as a veteran Broadway and
cabaret performer, will direct the show. The Music/ Cover
Charge is $20.00 ($15.00 for MAC &
Cabaret Hotline Online Members) with a two-drink minimum.
Food is available.
RSVP: (212) 206-0440 or