Valerie Lemon: The Jane Froman Songbook
Offering many of the most memorable numbers from the Jane Froman Songbook, Valerie Lemon effectively sweeps the room back to the era of the Empire Room, the Persian Room, La Chansonette, Café Society, the nights of shows at 10,12,and 2,and the heyday of American Songwriters. Just glancing at Valerie’s song list starts a cabaret aficionado’s blood surging. The tunes of Harold Arlen,Richard Rodgers, Arthur Schwartz, George Gershwin and Sammy Cahn, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, Buddy DeSylva, Peggy Lee, Jule Styne, Frank Loesser and others. Valerie Lemon’s show is a touching overview of Froman’s life, a reminder of her importance.