HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST GALAS
Starring KT Sullivan
We are thrilled to welcome you to a fantastic, music-filled evening with KT Sullivan (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Broadway revival). While this queen of cabaret is often delighting audiences at New York hot spots such as 54 Below and The Algonquin, we are excited to steal her away for an evening of your listening pleasure!
Honoring Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Terrence McNally
Featuring: Christy Altomare, Marie Anello, Zoe Caldwell, Liz Callaway, Tyne Daly, Sheldon Harnick, Oswaldo Iraheta, Douglas Jabara, Hea-Ran Kim, Derek Klena, LaChanze, Nathan Lane, Michael Marcotte, Adelaide Mestre, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Christiane Noll, James Snyder, Karen Ziemba, and Midge Woolsey.
Honoring Barbara Cook & Lee Adams
Featuring: Penny Fuller, Malcolm Gets, Jason Graae, Sheldon Harnick, Ted Keegan, Marc Kudisch, Rebecca Luker, Amanda McBroom, Erin Mackey, Karen Mason, Charles Strouse, KT Sullivan, Samantha Britt, Maury Yeston, Karen Ziemba, David Zippel, and Midge Woolsey
Starring Jason Graae, Accompanied by Alex Rybeck
June 29, 2015 with Jason Graae and Alex Rybeck was a spectacular musical gathering of powerful talent and positive energy. The unique Tribeca penthouse with a terrace that offers panoramic city and Hudson River views was the perfect setting for Jason’s moving performance.
Starring Klea Blackhurst, in highlights from her acclaimed tour-de-force on
the life and songbook of Ethel Merman
On June 25, 2014, With crackling wit and powerful vocals, Klea Blackhurst honored the songs and sass of Ethel Merman and American Songbook favorites by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Jerry Herman, Marvin Hamlisch and others, with Music Director and Pianist, Michael Rice. We enjoyed a spectacular musical evening in a unique Tribeca loft with panoramic outdoor views of the Hudson River.
Honoring SHELDON HARNICK on his 90th Birthday and Celebrating his Lyrics and Music.
Sheldon Harnick's musical theater career began in the 1950's in New York City with his first song in a Broadway show, "The Boston Beguine," for New Faces of 1952. In 1957 he teamed up with composer Jerry Bock to create the scores for some of the most beloved and memorable musicals on Broadway.
We at Encompass are proud to have been the benefactor of his guidance as Chairman of our Advisory Board for over three decades.