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Ella Fitzgerald

As a prelude to the Mabel Mercer Cabaret centennial tribute to Alan Jay Lerner at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (August 31), we're running an encore retrospective of Lerner and Loewe's greatest hits with Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews, Robert Goulet and more.  This Sunday at 3 PM, live or streaming.

With the team's My Fair Lady ensconced at Lincoln Center, wouldn't it be loverly to hear some Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe? Popular recordings of their masterpieces from Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews, Chet Baker, Nat "King" Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and the songwriters themselves. This Sunday at 3PM, live or streaming.  

We honor the "First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald, on her centennial with a career overview of her Broadway songs from the 1930s to the 1980s, with special guest performances from Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong. This Sunday at 3PM, live or streaming.

Musicals with a French accent (ooh-la-la!)

Apr 25, 2014

In this episode, Broadway to Main Street gives 'em the "ooh-la-la": musicals with a French accent, in honor of Irma La Douce – that rarity, a great French musical – which is coming to Encores!, May 7 through 11. Each of the songs has at least some French in it, sung by such varied chanteurs and chanteuses as Maurice Chevalier, Elizabeth Seal, Edith Piaf, Robert Goulet, Ella Fitzgerald and more. Seulement on Broadway to Main Street, this Sunday at 3PM.