Photo Coverage: Leslie Kritzer Performs the Music of Jule Styne for the American Songbook Series

February 5
11:18 AM 2012

 Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook has returned to the Allen Room for its fourteenth season celebrating the diversity of American popular song. For 16 nights the series is exploring the best of the golden age of musical standards through to today's most dynamic songwriting.

The series kicked off on January 11 with a concert by Lin-Manuel Miranda, followed by the likes of William Finn, Michael Cerveris and more, and continued February 3 with Leslie Kritzer singing the songs of Jule Styne. She was joined on stage by Eliseo Roman. View photos from the concert below!

Continuing through February 11, The American Songbook series is set to feature theater favorites such as Elaine Paige and Laura Benanti in the coming days, in additition to an impressive roster of additional talent.  For a complete schedule, visit

Since it was launched in 1998, American Songbook has been dedicated to celebrating the extraordinary achievements of the popular American songwriter from the turn of the 20th century to the present day. Spanning all styles and genres from Tin Pan Alley and Broadway to the eclecticism of today's songwriters working in pop, cabaret, rock, folk and country, American Songbook traces the history and charts the course of the American song from its past and current forms to its future direction.

Tickets can be purchased online at Lincoln Center's website at, via CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, at the Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall Box Office, or at the Frederick P. Rose Hall Box Office.

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Leslie Kritzer Performs the Music of Jule Styne for the American Songbook Series

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Stephen Sorokoff Stephen is also the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor of the Times Square Chronicles. He studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on, and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. email:

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