A brand new collection, Broadway in Live performance, which pays tribute to the enduring musicals which have formed the panorama of American musical theater, will kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET tomorrow night time on PBS with “An Evening with Lerner and Loewe.”
This system will have fun the extraordinary contributions of composer and lyricist staff Alan J. Lerner and Frederick Loewe with alternatives from Gigi, My Truthful Girl, Camelot, The Day Earlier than Spring, Brigadoon and Paint Your Wagon. Performing these Lerner and Loewe classics might be Tony Award nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away); Aaron Lazar (The Phantom of the Opera); Jose Llana (The King and I, Lease, The twenty fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee); Michael Maliakel (Aladdin); Aisha Jackson (Frozen); Sean Thompson (Sundown Boulevard); and Bayla Whitten (West Finish’s Les Misérables).
Musical numbers will embody “I May Have Danced All Night time,” “Get Me to the Church On Time,” “On the Avenue The place You Dwell” and “Virtually Like Being in Love.”
The live performance options musical path by Luke Frazier; its orchestra preparations have been reimagined by Frazier with members of the American Pops Orchestra and filmed in a number of places in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.
In a current interview, Llana stated he had by no means sung the three songs he performs within the live performance—“I Speak to the Bushes” and “Wand’rin’ Star” from Paint Your Wagon and “I Keep in mind It Effectively” from Gigi—earlier than it was filmed, although, like many different younger baritones, he sang “On the Avenue The place You Dwell,” from My Truthful Girl, as a highschool freshman. Llana’s efficiency was filmed in an historic constructing within the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington; he was born within the Philippines however grew up in suburban Washington.
He referred to as Lerner and Loewe’s music “timeless,” including that “each technology finds one thing new in it—it’s the reward that retains on giving.”
The American Pops Orchestra was based in 2015 by Frazier, its music director, to breathe new life into orchestral pops programming and encourage numerous audiences to find the wealth of the fabric within the Nice American Songbook in dynamic new methods.