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March 4: Mark Watson at Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, Beach Haven, N.J.

I'll be baritone Mark Watson's pianist for an afternoon of classical favorites and musical theatre, to include Francesco Paolo Tosti's "La serenata" and "Il pescatore canta," Ben Moore's setting of Yeats's "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine," and Jerry Livingston and Paul Francis Webster's tender "The Twelfth of Never." A reception will follow.

When Saturday, March 4, 4 p.m.
Where Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church
410 South Atlantic, Beach Haven, New Jersey
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets Free (donations suggested)

March 10: LOONY's My Song Goes 'Round the World at the National Opera Center, NYC

Light Opera of New York presents a musical exploration of the composers who defined operetta on both sides of the Atlantic in the first half of the 20th century. Zarzuela, German operetta, and a variety of other exciting music! Great singers, great program...prosecco reception! With singers Yungee Rhie, Elizabeth Sywulka, Noah Rachels, and Peter Kendall Clark. Directed by Gary Slavin; I'll be at the piano.

When Friday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue, 7th floor, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $30, through OvationTix
More LOONY site

March 14 and April 18: L'Opera Burlesque at Duane Park, NYC

See New York's premier all-singing, all-dancing burlesque troupe in their TONY "Critic's Pick" show, voted one of the top five things to do in New York City! Enjoy a visual feast of stunning women and gorgeous costumes as the Hot Box Girls seduce and chanteuse their way into your heart. Constantly evolving -- never the same show twice!

When Tuesdays, March 14 and April 18, 8 p.m.
Where Duane Park
308 Bowery, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets Show is complimentary with dinner in the dining room or drinks at the bar
Reservations on-line for parties of up to 7 people; otherwise at duanepark@earthlink.net or (212) 732-5555
More L'Opera Burlesque site
Duane Park site

June 11: Yiddish and British on Broadway at Symphony Space, NYC

The Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus performs works by Gilbert & Sullivan (in Yiddish) and Mordecai Gebirtig and songs from the Second Avenue Yiddish Theater, including "Ikh hob dikh tsu fil lib" ("I Love You Much Too Much"). Detailed English translations provided. Conducted by Binyumen Schaechter with Cantor Joel Caplan and Temma Schaechter as guest soloists; I'll be at the piano.

When Sunday, June 11, 4:30 p.m.
Where Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, New York City (at 95th Street)
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets On sale in early March