By Andrew Gans www.playbill.com
06 Jan 2011
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
The 2011 American Songbook series, which is held at the Allen Room in Manhattan, will present an evening with theatre composer and arranger Lance Horne Jan. 14 at 8:30 and 10:30 PM.
Entitled First Things Last, the concerts will celebrate the release of Horne's debut recording of the same name.
Joining the composer will be a mix of Broadway and West End performers, including Alan Cumming, Lea DeLaria, Cheyenne Jackson, Lauren Kennedy, Ricki Lake, Rebecca Luker, Meow Meow, Daphne Rubin-Vega (10:30 PM show only), Julie Atherton, Alexandra Silber and Paul Spicer.
Daisy Prince will direct the evening, which will feature backup vocals by Julie Garnye, Marty Thomas and Tori Allen-Martin.
Lance Horne provided vocal arrangements for Little Women on Broadway. He has penned songs for Gypsy of the Year, the Actors Fund benefits and contributed to the Off-Broadway song cycle Songs From an Unmade Bed (for which Mark Campbell penned lyrics) as well as Three Lost Chords and The $trip. He co-produced Alan Cumming's album "I Bought a Blue Car Today." His work has been presented at Joe's Pub, New York Theatre Workshop, The Juilliard School and Lincoln Center. Horne is a graduate of the Juilliard School.
For tickets visit AmericanSongbook or phone (212) 721-6500.
Tickets are also available at the Frederick P. Rose Hall box office, which is located at Broadway at 60th