Broadway legend Sheldon Harnick and actress/photographer Margery Gray Harnick will present their new book The Outdoor Museum, with a special performance by Tony-nominated actress and Broadway favorite Kate Baldwin.
The Harnicks will sign copies of their new book. "The Outdoor Museum is an irresistible game of show and tell." John Lahr "Each photograph is breathtaking." Elaine May "You might know this city, but until now, you've never really seen it." Alan Alda "Margery and Sheldon Harnick see and record their own New York in this astonishing book." Mike Nichols
Join Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway lyricist Sheldon Harnick, whose beloved works include Fiddler of the Roof, Fiorello and She Loves Me, and his wife, the actress, artist, and photographer Margery Gray Harnick as they launch their new book. – a visual and poetic celebration of the real New York. Foreword by director Mike Nichols.
Kate Baldwin, award winning American actress and singer, known for her work in the musical theater and soon to star in the Broadway's Giant, will perform songs from her second album She Loves Him – a tribute to Sheldon Harnick's lyrics.
There will be a discussion of the book moderated by author, critic David Finkle. With time for "Question and Answers," followed by a book signing. Perfect timing for Holiday gift giving for theater loving friends and family.
About the Book: The Outdoor Museum (Not Your Usual Images of New York) salutes little known landmarks and cultural icons, as well as often overlooked urban scenes – young lovers in front of the Broadhurst Theater, the magic of puddle reflections on Central Park West, reptiles mosaics under the Museum of Natural History. Each striking image is in duet with Sheldon's wit, humor and sheer poetry. Beaufort Books, 2012. 128pp; (includes a CD of Harnick reading his poems), 9x12, $29.95.
Location: Street: The DRAMA BOOK SHOP, Inc. Additional: 250 West 40th Street City: New York, Province: New York Postal Code: 10018-1511 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)