Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Christine Andreas, et al. Perform at MAKIN' WHOOPEE
92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists just presented MAKIN' WHOOPEE: Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn and the Jazz Age. Robert Kimball hosted the evening, which featured Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, Christine Andreas, Jason Graae, Howard McGillin, and William Bolcom & Joan Morris.
BroadwayWorld was there for the concert and brings you photos below!
Songwriting duo Donaldson & Kahn were a hit-making powerhouse in the '20s and '30s, teaming up on "Yes Sir, That's My Baby," "Love Me or Leave Me," "Makin' Whoopee" and dozens more. Musical theater historian and returning guest artistic director Robert Kimball inaugurates the 2012 Lyrics & Lyricists™ season with Makin' Whoopee: Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn and the Jazz Age, honoring the men who gave the Roaring Twenties its soundtrack.
Noted historian of the American musical theater, Robert Kimball is artistic advisor to the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Trusts and the Cole Porter Musical and Literary Property Trusts. A longtime advisor to Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert® he is best known for editing sumptuous volumes of the complete lyrics of Cole Porter, Lorenz Hart, Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser and Johnny Mercer.
Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Deborah Grace Winer - Series artistic Director
Robert Kimball Host- Artistic Director
Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks