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Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off!

  • LYRIC HALL 827 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06515 (map)

World Premiere Concert- "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" George Gershwin’s Romance with Kay Swift

Shining a musical spotlight on the untold romance between Jazz Age
composer George Gershwin and trailblazing Broadway composer Kay Swift,
this theatrical concert is a celebration of their love, song by
irresistible song.  Enhancing the story are unpublished photos from
the archives of The Kay Swift Trust, private recordings and
never-before-seen letters, which offer a rare glimpse into their
remarkable affair.

Musical selections include such Gershwin favorites as I’ve Got a Crush
on You, Embraceable You, Love Is Sweeping the Country, ‘Swonderful,
Who Cares?, Summertime, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, and Let’s
Call The Whole Thing Off. Gems from Kay Swift’s catalog of hits
include her standards Can’t We Be Friends?, Fine and Dandy, and Can
This Be Love?

Tickets are $25.00