Winter Rhythms 2023: Marcus Simeone & Tracy Stark in “Up, Up & Away: The Songs of Jimmy Webb”
December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$35
Jimmy Webb is one of the most influential and celebrated songwriters in American music history. With a career spanning over five decades, he has written some of the most iconic and timeless songs of all time. From “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” to “Wichita Lineman,” Webb’s music has touched the hearts of millions of people around the world. Webb’s songs have been recorded by the greatest voices including Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Nina Simone, Isaac Hayes, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, Tony Bennett, Michael Feinstein, Michael Ball and Josh Groban. In 2016 Rolling Stone magazine listed Webb as one of the top 50 songwriters of all time. Jimmy Webb was the youngest member ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and served as its Chairman. With solos and duets, Stark and Simeone take you on a journey through Webb’s music and career. Musical Director: Tracy Stark. Directed by Lina Koutrakos.
Presented as part of URBAN STAGES’ 15th Annual Award-Winning Series WINTER RHYTHMS 2023: December 6–17
All proceeds of this Festival go to Urban Stages’ Outreach and Educational programs.
Urban Stages Theater – 259 W. 30th St. – 212-421-1380
(Doors open 30 minutes before show time)
Tickets for all shows: https://www.urbanstages.org/winterrhythms2023