OFAM 2014 Evening Concert
Some Like It Hot
Marilyn's songs
Wed, Aug 6, 8:00 - 9:30 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Collis Wealth Management
Marilyn Monroe landed her first big role in 1952, co-starring in Monkey Business with Cary Grant and Ginger Rogers; just 10 years later she was dead, having made 15 films of varying quality and success which, together with her carefully-cultivated style and public persona, made her one of the icons of the age. Monroe first sang in a film in 1948's Ladies of the Chorus, scored her first "hot" song with "Kiss" in 1953's Niagara, then knocked 'er dead that same year with a slew of unforgettable songs as the quintessential "dumb" (not-so-dumb) blonde Lorelei Lee in 20th Century Fox's remake of the 1949 musical adaptation of Anita Loos' 1925 satire Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and, of course, most notably, with "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend", one of only 3 songs from that show's rich score by Jule Styne and Leo Robin that made it into the film. Monroe wasn't principally a songstress, but her small body of work included quite a few opportunities to do just that. Ken and company take on the best from those films, including There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), Bus Stop (1956), Some Like It Hot (1959...ah, what a film!), and Let's Make Love (1960).
Event Personnel
Ken Peplowski, reeds, director
Program
SET 1
 Some Like It Hot
(1958) Some Like It Hot
Music by Matty Malneck, I.A.L. Diamond
 Two Little Girls From Little Rock
(1949) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Words by Leo Robin - Music by Jule Styne
 Heat Wave
(1933) As Thousands Cheer
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Lazy
(1942)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Coquette
(1949) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Words by Leo Robin - Music by Jule Styne
 You'll Never Know
(1943) Hello, Frisco, Hello
Words by Mack Gordon - Music by Harry Warren
 Specialization
(1960) Let's Make Love
Words by Sammy Cahn - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
 I'm Thru With Love
(1931)
Words by Gus Kahn - Music by Matty Malneck, Fud Livingston
 River Of No Return
(1954) River Of No Return
Words by Ken Darby - Music by Lionel Newman
 Runnin' Wild
(1922)
Words by Joe Grey, Leo Wood - Music by A. H. Gibbs
SET 2
 I Wanna Be Loved by You
(1928) Good Boy
Words by Bert Kalmar - Music by Harry Ruby, Herbert Stothart
 My Heart Belongs To Daddy
(1938) Leave It To Me!
Words & music by Cole Porter
 You'd Be Surprised
(1919) Ziegfeld Follies of 1919
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Bye, Bye Baby
(1949) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Words by Leo Robin - Music by Jule Styne
 Sweet Georgia Brown
(1925)
Words by Kenneth Casey - Music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard
 How About You?
(1941) Babes On Broadway
Words by Ralph Freed - Music by Burton Lane
 Down Among the Sheltering Palms
(1914)
Words by Leo Wood, James Brockman - Music by Abe Olman
 That Old Black Magic
(1942) Star Spangled Rhythm
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Harold Arlen
 Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend
(1949) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Words by Leo Robin - Music by Jule Styne
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Harold Arlen, 1905-1986
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Ben Bernie, 1891-1943
James Brockman, 1878-1967
Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993
Kenneth Casey, 1899-1965
Ken Darby, 1909-1992
I.A.L. Diamond, 1920-1988
Ralph Freed, 1907-1973
A. H. Gibbs, 1895-1956
Mack Gordon, 1904-1959
Joe Grey, 1879-1956
Gus Kahn, 1886-1941
Bert Kalmar, 1884-1947
Burton Lane, 1912-1997
Fud Livingston, 1906-1957
Matty Malneck, 1903-1981
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Lionel Newman, 1916-1989
Abe Olman, 1887-1984
Maceo Pinkard, 1897-1962
Cole Porter, 1891-1964
Leo Robin, 1900-1984
Harry Ruby, 1895-1974
Herbert Stothart, 1885-1949
Jule Styne, 1905-1994
Jimmy Van Heusen, 1913-1990
Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Leo Wood, 1882-1929
Ticket/Venue Info
Some Like It Hot Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A38.00  34.25  32.50  30.50  19.00 
B34.00  30.75  29.00  27.25  17.00 
C28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  14.00 
D20.00  18.00  17.00  16.00  10.00 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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