Versatile performer Norm Lewis has made his home on Broadway and in film, television, and concert halls across the country and around the world. Recently, the admired baritone received a Tony nomination for playing the iconic title role in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess revival and is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Javert in the beloved Les Mis 25th Anniversary Concert. This Saturday at American Songbook, Mr. Lewis has crafted a tribute to the singers, performers, and songwriters who inspire him. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1ouPkCX
"We will do well to remember that the arts are among the most innovative things that we do in this country."
-Alma Powell (Gen. Colin Powell’s wife), chair of America’s Promise Alliance, who was honored at Lincoln Center Education’s annual gala last night. Learn more about Lincoln Center Education and its innovative work in the arts education field here.
(Pictured, left-right: Alma Powell and Jed Bernstein, President of Lincoln Center)
Just Announced: The New York Philharmonic’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, featuring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel, is being taped to air on Live From Lincoln Center (broadcast date on PBS to be announced later). More information here: bit.ly/MNkgSD