…….HIS LOVELY WIFE, IRA
subtitle: Ira Gershwin with and without George
Mark Nadler, who Robert Hurwitt of the San Francisco Chronicle hailed as "A commanding, energetic and inventive stylist ...very funny and musically enchanting", brings his dazzling talents to the extraordinary catalog of Ira Gershwin. Ira Gershwin's wrote with his brother, George Gershwin, as well as Jerome Kern, Kurt Weill, Harold Arlen and many others who are among the greatest tunesmiths of the Twentieth Century. Nadler presents the most well-known and the most obscure of Ira Gershwin's work in fresh arrangements that range from poignant, to playful to thrilling. Amusing and illuminating anecdotes round out this celebration of life and lyrics to create a show that is rich, absorbing and most of all, vastly entertaining.