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

 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 www.americansongbook.org

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 www.AmericanSongbook.org, 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's life seems to have always revolved around a camera and a piano. He studied at Manhattan School of Music and performed in the "Borsht Belt" during college vacations, where in the true DIRTY DANCING tradition he met his wife Eda. Stephen was a Board Member of the First All Children's Theater and his wife, a classical pianist, is a Board Member of Barrington Stage Co. In between he made time to be CEO of a multi national machinery company and President of a domestic Textile Mfg. Co. In retirement, he now takes pictures of his 5 grandchildren and various other performers.