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The Great American Songbook Cabaret

Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Drive Map & Directions

After 5 p.m., tickets are available only at the door.

Enjoy an enchanting night of music in Bayou Bend's Diana Garden. The incomparable performers of the Music Box Theater present a lighthearted romp through some of the most important and influential songs of the 20th century. Take a nostalgic journey through American music from the 1920s to 1950s. Listen to memorable standards and celebrate composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Cole Porter. Gates open at 6:45 p.m. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

Performance and seating in a floored tent (similar to the one pictured above). Admission includes a visit to the central hall of the mansion before the show. Beverages will be available for purchase. No outside food or drink permitted.

Admission
$30 MFAH Members, $35 nonmembers

Set List
ACT I
"Anything Goes" (Cole Porter, Anything Goes, 1934)
"The Lady is a Tramp" (Rodgers & Hart, Babes in Arms, 1937)
"He's a Tramp" (Peggy Lee & Sonny Burke, Lady and the Tramp, 1955)
"What'll I Do" (Irving Berlin, Music Box Revue, 1923)
"Blue Skies" (Irving Berlin, Betsy, 1926)
"Puttin' on the Ritz" (Irving Berlin, Puttin' on the Ritz, 1929)
"Night and Day" (Cole Porter, Gay Divorce, 1932)
"Making Whoopie!" (Gus Kahn & Walter Donaldson, Whoopee!, 1928)
"Someone to Watch over Me" (George & Ira Gershwin, Oh, Kay!, 1926)
"That's Life" (Dean Kay & Kelly Gordon, 1966)

ACT II
"Moon River" (Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer, Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961) 
"It's Only a Paper Moon" (Harold Arlen & E.Y. Harburg & Billy Rose, The Great  Magoo, 1933)
"Moonshine Lullabye" (Irving Berlin, Annie Get Your Gun, 1946)
"You Make Me Feel So Young" (Josef Myrow & Mack Gordon, Three Little Girls in Blue, 1946)
"Stardust" (Hoagy Carmichael & Mitchell Parish, 1927)
"There is Nothing Like a Dame" (Rodgers & Hammerstein, South Pacific, 1949)
"Can't Help Lovin'" (Oscar Hammerstein & Jerome Kern, Show Boat, 1927)
"The Man That Got Away" (Harold Arlen & Ira Gershwin with Johnny Mercer, A Star is Born, 1954)
"Basin Street Blues" (Spencer Williams & Glenn Miller & Jack Teagarden, 1926)
"As Time Goes By" (Herman Hupfeld, Casablanca, 1942)
"Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen & E.Y. Harburg, The Wizard of Oz, 1939)
"When You Wish upon a Star" (Leigh Harline & Ned Washington, Pinocchio, 1940)
"Make Someone Happy" (Jule Styne & Betty Comden & Adolph Green, Do Re Mi, 1960)