by Margret Echeverria
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HARRY CONNICK JR – A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER, written and directed by Harry Connick Jr.
WITH Andrew Fisher, Conductor/Keyboards; Louise Owen, Concertmaster; Geoff Burke, Chris Hemingway on Alto Saxophone; Jerry Weldon, Lance Bryant on Tenor Saxophone; Carl Maraghi on Baritone Saxophone; Seneca Black, Sam Hoyt, Mark Braud and Bruce Harris on Trumpet; Dion Tucker, Noah Bless and Danny Hall on Trombone; Joe Barati on Bass Trombone; Neal Caine on Bass; Arthur Latin on Drums; Lucien Barbarin, Trombone soloist; Kristina Musser Gitterman, Sylvia D’Avanzo and Ming Yeh on Violin; Hiroko Taguchi and Alissa Smith on Viola; Kate Springarn and Louise Dubin on Cello; Luke Hawkins, Cole Porter on Film/ Bartender; Aaron Burr, Cole Porter on stage/Usher/Policeman.
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, additional songs and all music arranged and orchestrated by Harry Connick, Jr., Choreography by Luke Hawkins, Scene design by Beowulf Borit and Alexis Distler, Lighitng design by Ken Billington.
Through December 29 at Nederlander Theatre, 201 West 41st Street. (212) 921-8000. Run Time: Ninety minutes with no intermission