Friday, April 22, 2022

Don’t miss this joyful tribute to America’s most iconic composer-conductor!






Fri, Jun 17, @ 7:30PM

victoria theater | lizzie & jonathan tisch stage

West Side Story. Candide. On the Town. Leonard Bernstein composed some of the most memorable theater scores of his generation—but who was the man behind the music? Join us for a thought-provoking evening of Bernstein songs and stories in this edition of Conversations in Concert, hosted by theater insider Ted Chapin.

Jamie Bernstein will pull back the curtain of her father’s complex persona, sharing intimate moments and childhood memories from her book, Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein.

Jazz pianist Bill Charlap & the Bill Charlap Trio will perform Bernstein classics, including America, Lucky To Be MeSome Other TimeGlitter and be GaySomewhere, and Cool.

Don’t miss this joyful tribute to America’s most iconic composer-conductor.

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The American Song series at NJPAC is presented, in part, through the generous support of the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the David S. Steiner and Sylvia Steiner Charitable Trust, the Joan and Allen Bildner Family Fund, and the Smart Family Foundation/David S. Stone, Esq., Stone & Magnanini.