Audra McDonald and Kelli O’Hara Perform at Barbara Cook Memorial December 18

Industry News   Audra McDonald and Kelli O’Hara Perform at Barbara Cook Memorial December 18
 
Norm Lewis, Renée Fleming, Frank Langella, and more are also scheduled to be part of A Tribute to Barbara Cook.
Audra McDonald, Barbara Cook, and Kelli O'Hara
Audra McDonald, Barbara Cook, and Kelli O'Hara

A host of Broadway favorites—including Tony winners Audra McDonald and Kelli O'Hara—take part in a December 18 memorial to celebrate the life of Tony-winning Music Man star Barbara Cook, who passed away August 8 at the age of 89.

Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis
Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis

A Tribute to Barbara Cook, directed by James Lapine, will be held at 5 PM at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street). In addition to McDonald and O'Hara, other performers include Renée Fleming, Norm Lewis, Jessica Molaskey, John Pizzarelli, and Vanessa Williams.

Also scheduled to participate in the memorial to the Tony and Grammy Award winner and Kennedy Center honoree are Ms. Cook’s son, Adam LeGrant; producer Roy Furman; lyricist Sheldon Harnick; Michael Kaiser, President Emeritus of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; and actors Frank Langella and Jane Summerhays.

Read: Remembering Barbara Cook, the Soprano Who Breathed New Life Into Every Lyric

A very limited number of free tickets were made available to the general public beginning December 11 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater box office.

(Updated December 18, 2018)

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