Songs from the films of GORDON
MAC RAE and stories of growing up in Hollywood as the daughter of
a movie star
Musical Director: MARK NADLER
Directed by: BARRY KLEINBORT
the past several years whenever I perform my act I have always included
"Surrey With The Fringe On Top" and "If
I Loved You". Every time I do these great songs I feel
an immediate connection with the audience. Because my father is
so associated with the films "Oklahoma!" and "Carousel"
there is , of course, instant recognition. Add to that the fact
that I am his daughter and there is a very special feeling that
exists between me, the material and the audience. I am remembering
my father and interpreting these songs in my own style at the same
So I decided to expand on this idea and do
an act consisting entirely of" Songs My Father Taught Me.
am very excited by this challenge; looking at songs from my fathers
movies and giving them a whole new interpretation while still cherishing
so wonderful when people first heard them. I know my dad would have
been very proud; he was always supportive of my career and he would
be so happy to know that
I am carrying on the MacRae tradition!