Cabaret Performance Videos by Leonard J. Lehrman & Helene Williams, as of Apr. 15, 2017

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Click here for works by Lou & Peter Berryman.

[Programs in chronological order, most recent first]


Aug. 3, 2017 Naturist CaBAREt at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
June 4, 2017 The Naturist Anthem (Clothed!) at Court Street Music, Valley Stream, NY
Apr. 9, 2017 A Tom Lehrer Birthday Program at Bethpage Public Library, Bethpage, NY
Aug. 5, 2016 A Russian Jewish Naturist CaBAREt at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
Feb. 14, 2016 Valentine's Day Naturist CaBARET at Sunsport Gardens Mid-Winter Festival, Loxahatchee, FL
July 30, 2015 Naturist CaBAREt at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY [in memory of Emily R. Lehrman (1923-2015)]
Feb. 15, 2015 Naturist CaBAREt at Sunsport Gardens Mid-Winter Festival, Loxahatchee, FL
Dec. 15, 2014 Khanike Kabaret at North Shore Synagogue, Syosset
Aug. 9, 2014 Songs of Love & Social Consciousness at Congregation Nahalat Shalom, Albuquerque, NM
July 31, 2014 Naturist CaBAREt at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
Mar. 7, 2014 Naturist CaBAREt at Sunsport, Loxahatchee, FL
Aug. 1, 2013 Naturist CaBAREt at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
May 24, 2013 Songs of Love at Temple B'nai Sholom, Rockville Ctr, NY
Mar. 8, 2013 Naturist CaBAREt at Sunsport, Loxahatchee, FL
Mar. 6, 2013 The Broadway You Know & Don't Know, FAU, Boca Raton, FL
Sept. 29, 2012 Pre-Wedding House Concert, Burlington, VT
Aug. 1 & 3, 2012 Naturist Cabaret at La Pommerie, Montreal; Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
June 16, 2012 American Songbook II w/Charles Osborne, Lords Valley, PA
Mar. 23, 2012 Naturist Spring Cabaret at Sunsport, Loxahatchee, FL
The Broadway You Know & Don't Know:
--Dec. 3, 2011 at Syosset Library
--Nov. 20, 2011 at Great Neck Library
--Nov. 13, 2011 at Rockville Centre Library
Nov. 6, 2011 Kosher Kabaret at Jericho Jewish Center
Aug. 6, 2011 Songs of Protest, Naturism & Broadway at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
June 18, 2011 Lehrman Family Cabaret at Kutsher's, Monticello, NY
Aug. 10, 2007 The Booby Trap+ at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
Sept. 16, 2000 A Blitzstein Cabaret at Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre, NYC
June 21, 2000 Tom Lehrer Songfest at Eastover, Lenox, MA
June 24, 1995 Naturist Concert at Bucksteep Manor, Washington, MA
Aug. 20, 1994 Naturist Concert at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
Jan. 23-25, 1989 A Blitzstein Cabaret at Lincoln Center Library, NYC


Naturist CaBAREt Aug. 3, 2017
by the Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society
in their 17th appearance at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
with Helene Williams, Leonard Lehrman, LaDonna & Bill Pacer, and Stephen Van Eck
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

01 Morley Schloss Intro
02 A Song to Begin Helene & Leonard

03 Welcome & Oklahoma Intro
04 Out of My Dreams Helene
05 I Cain't Say No LaDonna
06 Kansas CityBill +LaDonna [warning: nude burlesque dancing!]
07 All Er Nothin' Bill & LaDonna
08 People Will Say We're in Love Helene & Leonard

09 A Little Time for Me LaDonna
10 Intro & Ralph Alan Dale's Il Bacio Helene & Leonard
11 Intro & Lehrman's Cereal Christmas Carol

12 Tom Lehrer Intro
13 Lehrer's Christmas Carol
14 Poisoning Pigeons in the Park Helene (perf from Apr. 9, 2017)
15 Fight Fiercely, Harvard Leonard +LaDonna
16 I Hold Your Hand in Mine Helene
17 Wiener Schnitzel Waltz Leonard + Bill & LaDonna [warning: nude waltzing!]

18 Lou & Peter Berryman Intro
19 Your State's Name Here
20 Quasi Religious Intro
21 Glorious Prediction
22 After Life Goes by
23 Lehrman's The Hereafter
24 Acme Forgetting Service
25 I Don't Get It
26 Why Am I Painting the Living Room?

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27 Lehrer's "Vatican Rag" (clothed!)

A Tom Lehrer Birthday Program Apr. 9, 2017
performed by Helene Williams, Jackie Bakewell, Gregory Mercer, David Anchel
and special guest dancer Michelle Pelegrino, with Leonard Lehrman at the piano
at Bethpage Public Library; video by Amy Glass;
presented by Town of Oyster Bay Arts Council Distinguished Artists Series.
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

1 Intro + Fight Fiercely, Harvard Leonard
2 Intro + Poisoning Pigeons Helene
3 Intro + Hunting Song David
4 Intro + Irish Ballad Jackie
5 Clementine Leonard + Chor
6 Hanukka in Santa Monica + Goot Yuntif Leonard
8 She's My Girl Greg
9 I Hold Your Hand in Mine Helene
10 The Elements + Encore Jackie + Leonard
11 Intro + Professor's Song Leonard + Chor
12 My Home Town Ensemble
13 Intro + Smut Leonard
14 Pollution Ensemble
15 Intro + The Wild West Greg
16 Intro+Be Prepared+Outro David + Helene
17 I Got It from Agnes Ensemble
18 Lobachevsky Leonard
19 Lighten Up, Ludmila Helene
20 Intro + Selling Out Ensemble
21 Masochism Tango Ensemble
22 Who's Next? Helene, Leonard
23 Intro + Wernher von Braun + Outro Helene, Leonard
24 Wiener Schnitzel Waltz David, Greg, Michelle
25 Intro + O Happy We (Bernstein) + Bows Michelle & Greg

A Russian Jewish Naturist CaBAREt Aug. 5, 2016
by the Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society
in their 16th appearance at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
and Leonard & Helene's 600th performance together, in public(!)
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

A Song to Begin by Gerhard Bronner, Helene & Leonard
Goloopchik by Marc Blitzstein
Me & Russia by Velemir Khlebnikov & Leonard Lehrman [1st public performance in English]
Lighten Up, Ludmila by Leonard Lehrman, inspired by Tom Lehrer [1st performance]
Song for Memorial Day by Leonard Lehrman, inspired by Tom Lehrer & Pete Seeger [1st sung performance]
KolodaDuda/WhereHaveAllTheFlowersGone? Ukrainian Lullaby & the song it inspired
Lobachevsky by Tom Lehrer
In der Fremd by Leyb Naydus & Leonard Lehrman (Eng. tr. L. Lehrman)
Tum Balalaika Eng. tr. Leonard Lehrman
Oy Momme by Abe Ellstein (in Yiddish)
A Little Time for Me LaDonna Pacer [premiered by her]
The Natural Girl for Me by Tom Paxton
Hail the Wall! from Superspy! by Leonard Lehrman & Joel Shatzky
Acme Forgetting Service by Lou & Peter Berryman
I Don't Get It by Lou & Peter Berryman
Goodnight, Everybody by Lou & Peter Berryman

Valentine's Day Naturist CaBAREt Feb. 14, 2016 by the Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society
in their 12th appearance at Sunsport, Loxahatchee, FL, their 2nd appearance at the Midwinter Festival there.
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

A Song to Begin (by Gerhard Bronner, Leonard & Helene) + Commentary
Intro + Tell Me, What Is Love? from Superspy!: The S-e-c-r-e-t Musical by Leonard Lehrman & Joel Shatzky
Intro + Alphabet Polka by Lou & Peter Berryman
Intro + The Last Thing on My Mind by Tom Paxton
Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim
from Fiddler on the Roof by Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick:
--Intro + The Richest Man in Town [cut]
--Matchmaker
--Do You Love Me?
Intro + Max-Kate Duet from The Triangle Fire by Ellen Frankel & Leonard Lehrman [world premiere]
The Rose by Amanda McBroom
in memory of Cary Bair:
--Intro + Take Me for Loving
--Shouldn't I Be Less in Love with You? from I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
2 Quasi-Love Songs by Tom Lehrer:
--Intro + I Hold Your Hand in Mine
--Intro +She's My Girl
Intro +Whose Is Yours? by Lou & Peter Berryman
Intro + Simplified Language from Straws in the Wind by Comden, Green & Coleman
Intro + Carried Away (non-nude) from On the Town by Comden, Green & Bernstein

Naturist CaBAREt July 30, 2015 by the Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society
in their 15th appearance at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
Concert in memory of Emily R. Lehrman (Mar. 1, 1923-Jan. 13, 2015).
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

Morley Schloss Nude Intro
A Song to Begin by Gerhard Bronner, Lehrman & Williams
Intro to Carl Nielsen Sesquicentennial
--Nielsen: Wondrous Fragrance of the Evening sung by Helene Williams
Intro to Gilbert & Sullivan
--The Naturist Little List [adapted] from The Mikado
--The Sun, the Moon & I from The Mikado sung by Helene Williams
--Naturist Uniform Song [adapted] from Patience
Must There Be A Reason? from The Mermaid in Lock No. 7 by Elie Siegmeister & Edward Mabley, sung by Helene Williams
from Rusalka by Alexander Dargomyzhsky, after Pushkin, tr. Leonard & Emily Lehrman
--Miller's Aria from Act I, sung by Leonard Lehrman
--Natasha's Lament from Act II, sung by Helene Williams
The Folk Song Army by Tom Lehrer, sung by Leonard Lehrman
Intro to Ronnie Gilbert (1926-2015)
in memory of Ronnie Gilbert:
--I Know Where I'm Going Scottish folksong sung by Helene Williams
--Intro to The Sixties
--They All Sang "Bread & Roses" by Si Kahn
Intro to Stephen Van Eck
--I Never Wear Black by Stephen Van Eck & Leonard Lehrman (world premiere) sung by Helene Williams
Intro to Cary Bair's lovesong
--Take Me for Loving by Cary Bair & Arlene Wendt
Intro to the Berrymans
5 Songs by Lou & Peter Berryman:
--Naked & Nude [with ukeleles!]
--Glorious Prediction
--When Did We Have Sauerkraut? sung by Helene Williams
--Talkin' at the Same Time
--Good Night, Everybody

Naturist CaBAREt Feb. 15, 2015 by the Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society
in their 11th appearance at Sunsport, Loxahatchee, FL, but their 1st appearance at the Midwinter Festival there.
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

A Song to Begin by Bronner, Lehrman & Williams + Story
Adam-Eve Duet, with introduction, by Lehrman
Everything Stereo by Gerhard Bronner, tr. & performed by Leonard Lehrman
Sister Jane by David Diamond (text: LaFontaine), honoring his centennial
2 Excerpts from Superspy!: The S-e-c-r-e-t Musical by Leonard Lehrman & Joel Shatzky
--A Cure for Everything performed by Leonard Lehrman
--Tell Me, What Is Love? sung by Helene Williams
People Will Say We're in Love from Rodgers' & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
Two by Charles Ives:
--Memories sung by Helene Williams
--They Are There performed by Leonard Lehrman
Our Private World from On the 20th Century by Comden, Green & Coleman
Adultery Waltz by Mira J. Spektor, & June Siegel sung by Helene Williams
Franchise from Jewish Humor from Oy to Vey by Seymour Barab
Simplified Language from Straws in the Wind by Comden, Green & Coleman
Your State's Name Here by Lou & Peter Berryman
Our Rainbow Race by Pete Seeger
- in memory of Pete, of Emily Lehrman (Mar. 1, 1923-Jan. 13, 2015) and of the Charlie Hebdo massacre victims

Khanike Kabaret at North Shore Synagogue, Syosset Dec. 15, 2014
sponsored by Institute for Adult Jewish Studies,
with Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman at the piano.
Click here for Playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

Shalom from Milk & Honey by Jerry Herman
Introduction by Leonard Lehrman
Yerushalayim Shel Zachav by Naomi Shemer
Hanukka in Santa Monica - Goot Yuntif by Tom Lehrer (2d verse by Leonard Lehrman)
12 Jewish Haikus by Leonard Lehrman
A Yiddishe Momme
Ev'ry Boy Should Have a Jewish Mother by Leonard Lehrman & Joshua Vogel
Dona Dona from Esterke
Grandfather Song from Idiots First by Marc Blitzstein & Leonard Lehrman
from Fiddler on the Roof!
-- Far from the Home I Love
-- Any Day Now
-- When Messiah Comes
-- The Richest Man in Town
-- Matchmaker
-- Do You Love Me?
Franchise from Jewish Humor from Oy to Vey by Seymour Barab
The Rabbi & the Rich Man from Lehrman's Suppose A Wedding
Miracle Song [cut] from Reuben Reuben by Marc Blitzstein, arr. L.Lehrman
Encore: Simon's Prophecy from Leonard Lehrman's Hannah

Congregation Nahalat Shalom, Albuquerque, NM Aug. 9, 2014
Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman Sing
Yiddish, Ladino & American Songs of Love & Social Consciousness
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

Introduction by Temple President Alan Wagman
Bronner-Lehrman&Williams: A Song to Begin + Story
Intro + 2 Brin Settings
-----Brin: Isaac-Rebecca Opening Duet from Jacob and Esau
-----Brin-Lehrman: A Woman's Meditation (world premiere)
Yellen-Pollack: A Yiddishe Momme
Lehrman-Vogel: Ev'ry Boy Should Have A Jewish Mother
Lehrman: Kererte A Ti (in Ladino & English)
Lehrman: The Rabbi & the Rich Man
Lehrman-Naydus: In der Fremd (in Yiddish; introduced & sung by Helene)
Barab: Franchise
Lehrer: The Wild West Is Where I Want To Be
Lehrer: Who's Next? & Wernher von Braun
Lehrman: The One Percent
Lehrman: Zelophehad's Daughters (introduced & sung by Helene)
The Tradition (story told by Leonard)
Bock-Harnick: The Richest Man in Town [cut] from Fiddler on the Roof!
3 Songs by Lou & Peter Berryman:
-----Your State's Name Here
-----Acme Forgetting Service
-----Why Am I Painting the Living Room?
Mitchell-Seeger (arr. Lehrman): Both Sides Now
Lehrman-Shatzky: Hail the Wall!
Levy (adapted by Lehrman & Williams): Take Off Your Clothes
Rotblitt-Rozenblum: Shir L'Shalom (Eng. tr., Lehrman)

Naturist CaBAREt at Northeast Naturist Festival, Empire Haven, Moravia NY July 31, 2014
Helene Williams, Leonard Lehrman at the keyboard + special guest Sarvamangala
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

Bronner-Lehrman&Williams: A Song to Begin + Story
Haydn: The Mermaid's Song
Lehrman-Peacock: In the Nude - Sarva
Lehrman: The Rabbi & the Rich Man from Suppose A Wedding
Lehrman: The One Percent
Intro + 3 French Songs
-----Mandelbaum: The Song of the Common Man from A Tale of Two Cities
-----Piaf: La Vie en Rose
-----Weill-Deval (tr. L. Lehrman):J'attends un navire from Marie Galante
Lehrman-Singer: Barbie Blues - Sarva
from Lehrman-Shatzky: SUPERSPY!: The Secret Musical:
----- Tell Me, What Is Love?
------Hail the Wall!
Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell, 4th verse by Pete Seeger, arr. L. Lehrman
Seeger (arr.: L. Lehrman): Our Rainbow Race
Barab: Franchise from Jewish Humor from Oy to Vey

Naturist CaBAREt at Sunsport Gardens in Loxahatchee, Mar. 7, 2014
Click here for playlist, or click on individual excerpts:

Bronner-Lehrman&Williams: A Song to Begin
Lou & Peter Berryman: Alphabet Polka
Haydn: Mermaid's Song
Lehrer: Wiener Schnitzel Waltz
Straus: Waltz Dream
Strauss: Chacun a son gout [from Die Fledermaus](new translation!)
Lehar: On My Lips (from Giuditta)
Lehrman: The Rabbi & the Rich Man from Suppose A Wedding
Piaf: La Vie en Rose
Mandelbaum: Song of the Common Man from A Tale of Two Cities
from Shatzky-Lehrman: Superspy!: The S-e-c-r-e-t Musical:
----The National Security Rag
----Bond Girls
----Hail the Wall!

Highlights from A Naturist CaBAREt, Aug. 1, 2013
Helene Williams, Leonard Lehrman, and guest oboist Robert Salzman
Northeast Naturist Festival, Moravia, NY; Video by Stephen Van Eck

Life Could Be So Beautiful from the 1935 musical Parade by Paul Peters, George Sklar & Jerome Moross -
--performed in honor of the centennial of Moross's birthday, Aug. 1, 1913
Decorate the Human Face [cut] from Colette Collage by Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt
A Coat words by William Butler Yeats, music by Leonard Lehrman; premiere of version with oboe
Brando Credo words by Marlon Brando, music by Leonard Lehrman; premiere of version with oboe
My Old Man by Oscar Brand, adapted by Leonard & Helene
In the Nude words by Gene Peacock, Jr.; music by Leonard Lehrman; premiere of version with oboe
--#3 from 5-song cycle, Naked Verses, on poetry from book edited by Bern Loibl, performed in his memory
Clair de Lune - nude pas de trois music by Claude Debussy, choreographed by Leonard Lehrman
--with Marianne Jha, Tony Cetta, and Jeff Riddlebaugh
Cockroach Christmas by Lou & Peter Berryman - with additional verse by Leonard
from The New Improved SUPERSPY!: The S-e-c-r-e-t Musical by Joel Shatzky & Leonard Lehrman:
--Ballad of the Happy Hacker (world premiere)
--Terror Tour (world premiere)


Songs of Love, May 24, 2013
presented by Molloy College at Temple B'nai Sholom, Rockville Centre, NY
Go to playlist of excerpts from the program here
or to individual excerpts as follows:

Introduction & Cole Porter Medley
Introduction & Fraught by Marc Blitzstein
Lovely to Get Back to Love by Marc Blitzstein, completed by Leonard Lehrman
War Song by Dorothy Parker & Marc Blitzstein, completed by Leonard Lehrman
No Rose Need Ask by Langston Hughes & Elie Siegmeister, completed by Leonard Lehrman [from The Wizard of Altoona]
The Rose by Amanda McBroom
You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Alan & Marilyn Bergman & Neil Diamond
Introduction to 3 Personal Songs
The Anchor of My Heart by Leonard Lehrman
The Richest Man in Town by Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick [cut from Fiddler on the Roof]
Gather Ye Rosebuds by Leonard Lehrman & Robert Herrick
Tell Me, What Is Love? from Superpy!: The S-e-c-r-e-t Musical by Leonard Lehrman & Joel Shatzky
The Way You Look Tonight by Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields
I Hold Your Hand in Mine by Tom Lehrer
She's My Girl by Tom Lehrer
All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein
Tenderly by Walter Gross & Jack Lawrence
Il Bacio by Ralph Alan Dale
Love Is the Weirdest of All by Lou & Peter Berryman

Highlights from Two Florida Concerts in

Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman March 6, 2013
in The Broadway You Know & Don't Know
at the Kultur Festival, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton

Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man from Showboat
Look to the Rainbow from Finian's Rainbow
Yip Harburg Stories
So Low from Growing Up Woman
Decorate the Human Face from Colette Collage
To Keep My Love Alive from A Connecticut Yankee
Do You Love Me? from Fiddler on the Roof
Everyone Is Like Me from Ionescopades by Mildred Kayden
Mildred Kayden
Carried Away from On the Town
Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music
Let's Change the Woild!

A Naturist Cabaret at Sunsport Gardens, Loxahatchee, FL March 8, 2013


Everyone Is Like Me from Ionescopades - in English & French(!)
The Song Within by Leonard Lehrman & John Gracen Brown
Zombie Jamboree by Conrad Eugene Mauge Jr. & Sean Altman
Decorate the Human Face from Colette Collage
The Speculator by Lou & Peter Berryman
My Old Man by Oscar Brand (adapted by Leonard & Helene)
Cockroach Christmas by Lou & Peter Berryman
We Don't Talk About That by Lou & Peter Berryman
Modest Maid by Marc Blitzstein
That Real Old-Time Religion (adapted by Leonard & Helene)
Your State's Name Here by Lou & Peter Berryman

Pre-Wedding House Concert Sept. 29, 2012
for Ben Spierman & Hannah (Rosenbaum) Spierman, Burlington, VT.< Video by Alana Pfortmiller

"for Ben & Hannah" piano piece on their names (BEnjAmin jAmES SpiErmAn AnD HAnnAH AvivA roSEnBAum)
--composed and performed by Leonard Lehrman
Leslie Swanson & Helene Williams Spierman Lehrman sing Gioacchino Rossini's Cat Duet, accompanied by Leonard Lehrman
Hannah & Ben sing "A Little Priest" duet from Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim, accompanied by Leonard Lehrman


Highlights from A Naturist Cabaret Aug. 1 & 3, 2012
for the 2012 Canadian and Northeast Naturist Festivals
by the Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society
featuring Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
August 1 (video by Neil Hicks) & August 3 (video by Stephen Van Eck), 2012

A Song to Begin (Leonard Lehrman-Helene Williams-Gerhard Bronner) 8/3
Chamber Music (Julie Mandel) 8/3
Four Strong Winds (Ian Tyson, arr. L.Lehrman) 8/3
Introduction to 4 Flower Songs:
--Gather Ye Rosebuds (Robert Herrick-Leonard Lehrman) 8/3
--The Rose (Amanda McBroom) 8/1
--You Don't Bring Me Flowers (Alan & Marilyn Bergman-Neil Diamond) 8/3
--Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (Pete Seeger) 8/3
Les Bourgeois (in French 8/1, in English 8/3) (Jacques Brel, tr. L. Lehrman)
Mandoline (Paul Verlaine-Claude Debussy) 8/1
Clair de Lune (Claude Debussy) pas de deux with Arlene Delleur & Dennis Cullen 8/3
Beau Soir Paul Bourget-Claude Debussy) 8/1
6 Chansons de Bilitis (Pierre Lou˙s-Claude Debussy) Liseuse: Diane Archambault. Click here for the texts.
--Tableaux Vivants with The 3 Graces of Halifax 8/1
--as of Aug. 23, 2012 YouTube video no longer available for public viewing
Politicians Polka (Richard & Gloria Rinderman-Leonard Lehrman) 8/3
Nuclear Power Suite:
--Never Stop Singing (Susan Beckhorn) - Don't Give A Dam (Susan Beckhorn) -
--Acceptable Risks (Charlie King) - No Radiation Without Representation (Susan Beckhorn) 8/3
The Universal Soldier (Buffy Sainte Marie) 8/3
The Man Who Controls the Drones (Joel Shatzky-Leonard Lehrman) 8/3
The One Percent (Leonard Lehrman) 8/3
Acme Forgetting Service (Lou & Peter Berryman) 8/3
Green Party Song (new verse by Leonard to Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land") 8/3

"American Songbook II" June 16, 2012
with Charles Osborne, Helene Williams, and Leonard Lehrman at the piano
Jewish Fellowship of Hemlock Farms, Lords Valley PA,

Shalom from Milk and Honey by Jerry Herman (arr. for Trio)
Once Upon A Time (Charles) from All American by Lee Adams & Charles Strouse
Tenderly (Helene) by Walter Gross & Jack Lawrence
Changes by Phil Ochs (arr. for Duet by Leonard Lehrman)
From A Distance by Julie Gold (arr. for Duet by Leonard Lehrman)
Who Can I Turn To? (Charles) from The Roar of the Greasepaint-The Smell of the Crowd by Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse
They Can't Take That Away from Me (Duet) by George & Ira Gershwin
How I Met My New Grandfather- from Idiots First by Marc Blitzstein & Leonard Lehrman (Duet)
Gather Ye Rosebuds (Charles) by Robert Herrick & Leonard Lehrman
The Rose (Helene) by Amanda McBroom
You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore (Duet) by Neil Diamond, Alan & Marilyn Bergman
The Boxer (Charles) by Paul Simon
You're Gonna Miss This (Charles) by Ashley Gorley & Lee Miller
Charlie on the MTA (Trio) by Jacqueline Steiner & Bess Lomax Hawes [adapted for the occasion by Leonard & Helene]
'Til We Meet Again (Duet) by Raymond B. Egan & Richard Whiting

Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman perform March 23, 2012
A Naturist Spring Cabaret at Sunsport Gardens, Loxahatchee, Florida, including:
Chamber Music by Julie Mandel and
Where the Bee Sucks, Albert Tepper's setting of
Ariel's song from The Tempest by William Shakespeare


Helene Williams & Leonard perform The Broadway You Know & Don't Know

Syosset Public Library, Dec. 3, 2011

"Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" from Showboat
"Our Private World" from On the Twentieth Century
"To Keep My Love Alive" from A Connecticut Yankee
"People Will Say We're in Love" from Oklahoma
"Do You Love Me?" from Fiddler on the Roof!
"So in Love" and "I Hate Men" from Kiss Me, Kate
"You Must Meet My Wife" from A Little Night Music
"Memory" from Cats
"Carried Away" from On the Town
"Send in the Clowns" from A Little Night Music
"Let's Change the Woild" by Leonard Lehrman & Guenter Loscher

Great Neck Library, Nov. 20, 2011
Video by Amy Strauss Glass

Shirley Romaine introduces Helene & Leonard
"Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" from Showboat
"So Low" from Growing Up Woman by Leonard Lehrman & Barbara Tumarkin Dunham
"Our Private World" from On the Twentieth Century
"Memory" from Cats
"Where?" from Sing Out, Sweet Land!
"Where Do I Belong?" from E.G.: A Musical Portrait of Emma Goldman

Rockville Centre Public Library, Nov. 13, 2011

"Make Believe" & "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" from Showboat
"Something Sort of Grandish," "Look to the Rainbow," and "Old Devil Moon" from Finian's Rainbow
"People Will Say We're in Love" from Oklahoma
"So in Love" from Kiss Me, Kate
"A Hymn to Him" from My Fair Lady

Jericho Jewish Center's Kosher Kabaret, Sunday evening, Nov. 6, 2011

Leonard Lehrman accompanies Cantor Barry Black in
Chazonim oyf Probe and A Yiddishe Momme
Leonard Lehrman accompanies himself in Tom Lehrer's
Hanukkah in Santa Monica & Goot Yuntif,
the latter with lyrics by Lehrman

Songs of Protest, Naturism & Broadway August 6, 2011
with Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
presented by New York Green Fest at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Videotaped by Ross Scott.
Excerpts:

01 Strange Fruit by Abel Meeropol
02 The Scottsboro Boys Shall Not Die by Charles Abron & Elie Siegmeister
03 A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes & Leonard Lehrman
04 The John Birch Society by Michael Brown (slightly updated by Leonard & Helene)
05 Take Off Your Clothes by Mark Levy (adapted by Leonard & Helene)
06 Blowin' in the Wind by Bob Dylan (arranged by Leonard Lehrman)
07 Guns Don't Kill People by Jamie Jackson & So-Hee Youn
08 Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell [& Pete Seeger] arranged by Leonard Lehrman
09 Uncle Dave's Grace by Lou & Peter Berryman


Lehrman Family Cabaret June 18, 2011
with Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
performing at 125th Anniversary Lehrman Family Reunion
at Kutsher's in Monticello, NY,
Excerpts:

01 A Song To Begin (Bronner, Lehrman & Williams)
02 Two Showboat Excerpts (Kern & Hammerstein)
03 The Lehrman Centennial + 25 (Leonard Lehrman)
04 "So Low" from Growing Up Woman (Leonard Lehrman & Barbara Tumarkin Dunham)
05 Twelve Jewish Haiku (Lehrman)
06 Hanukkah in Santa Monica - Goot Yuntif (Tom Lehrer)
07 Republicans [world premiere] (Lehrman)
08 To Keep My Love Alive (Rodgers & Hart)
09 Do You Love Me? (Bock & Harnick)
10 Ev'ry Boy Should Have A Jewish Mother (Leonard Lehrman & Joshua Vogel)
11 So in Love (Cole Porter)
12 I Hate Men (Cole Porter)
13 Superspy! [title song] (Leonard Lehrman & Joel Shatzky)
14 Carried Away (Comden, Green & Bernstein)
15 Send in the Clowns (Sondheim)
16 Let's Change the Woild! [title song] (Leonard Lehrman & Guenter Loscher)

The Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society Aug. 10, 2007
performance at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY,
part of the Northeast Naturist Festival,
featuring Susan Blake, Helene Williams, Cary Bair, and Leonard Lehrman
Video by Stephen Van Eck

A Song to Begin by Gerhard Bronner, adapted by Lehrman & Williams (Ensemble)
Why I Choose Nude Recreation by Michael Cooney & Leonard Lehrman (Cary)
Bajour (lyrics & music by Walter Marks, 1964):
--Where Is the Tribe for Me? (Susan)
--Words, Words, Words (Susan & Leonard)
--Honest Man (Cary & Leonard)
Helene Williams sings "Must There Be A Reason? from The Mermaid in Lock No. 7 by Elie Siegmeister & Edward Mabley;
and Fraught from No for an Answer by Marc Blitzstein
Susan Blake sings We Lost Your Heart from Capitol Steps

The Booby Trap or Off Our Chests
by Sydney Ross Singer (Book, Lyrics) & Leonard Lehrman (Music, Additional Lyrics)
Go to playlist here.

Doctors (Ensemble)
The Breast Cancer Industry Wants You to Think Pink (Susan, Helene, Cary)
Barbie Blues (Susan)
Baby Breasts (Susan & Helene)
Boobs Blues (Helene)
Pusher Bra (Cary & Susan)
Fiji (Leonard & Helene)
Silicone Sal (Cary)
A Little Breast Play (Susan, Helene, Leonard)
It's Tough Bein' A Tittie (Cary +Susan & Helene)
A Break (Helene +Susan)
Quartet: Pillow Talk (Cary & Helene, Susan & Leonard)
The Test(Helene, then Leonard & Susan)
Bras, Not Genes (Cary & Susan)
Working It Out (Helene + Ensemble)
Stuffed Bras (Susan, Helene, Ensemble)
Susan Blake on The Message


A Blitzstein Cabaret Sept. 16, 2000
with Helene Williams, Ronald Edwards & Leonard Lehrman
at the Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre.
Videotaped by David Fuller
Excerpts:

Vanzetti's Last Statement from Act III of Sacco and Vanzetti
by Marc Blitzstein & Leonard Lehrman, sung by Ronald Edwards with Leonard Lehrman at the piano.
"Few Little English" by Marc Blitzstein (1935), written originally for Lotte Lenya,
reconstructed & edited by Leonard Lehrman, sung by Helene Williams with Leonard Lehrman at the piano.
"Expatriate" sketched by Marc Blitzstein for No for an Answer (1940), completed by Leonard Lehrman
sung by Leonard Lehrman, accompanying himself at the piano.
"War Song" (1945) sketched by Marc Blitzstein on a poem by Dorothy Parker, completed by Leonard Lehrman
sung by Helene Williams with Leonard Lehrman at the piano.
"What Is the Stars?" The only videotaped performance, ever, to date, sung by 3 people, of the
original Trio for Boyle, Joxer and the Coal-Block Vendor, cut from Juno
(after Sean O'Casey's play Juno and the Paycock) by Marc Blitzstein (1959),
reconstructed by Leonard Lehrman (1974),
performed by Leonard Lehrman (at the piano), Ronald Edwards & Helene Williams.
"How I Met My New Grandfather" (duet) from Idiots First
by Marc Blitzstein & Leonard Lehrman after Bernard Malamud.
Ronald Edwards sings the part of the old man, Mendel, accompanied at the piano by Leonard,
who sings the part of Mendel's and his retarded son Itzak.
Torremaggiore-Villafalletto Trio from Act II of Sacco and Vanzetti
by Marc Blitzstein & Leonard Lehrman, sung by Ron Edwards, Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman at the piano
as Sacco, his wife Rosa, and Vanzetti, longing to return to their home towns in Italy;
the music (written in 2000) is based on "The Hills of Amalfi" from Blitzstein's Reuben Reuben (1955).


Tom Lehrer Songfest, Eastern Naturist Gathering, June 21, 2000:
Leonard Lehrman performs

Fight Fiercely, Harvard
Clementine [including his own "Clementine Kaddish"]
Smut
The Elements [including an Aristotle Encore]--accompanied by Cary Bair

The Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society June 24, 1995
at Bucksteep Manor, Washington, MA
starring Helene Williams with Leonard Lehrman at the piano.
Click here for playlist. Excerpts:

Send for the Militia by Marc Blitzstein
A Girl Without Morals (from Superspy!: The S-e-c-r-e-t Musical)
Brief Dialog with Lee Baxandall (off camera)
I Never Do Anything Twice

The Opera/Musical Theatre Special Interest Group of The Naturist Society Aug. 20, 1994
at Empire Haven, Moravia, NY
starring Helene Williams, Lenora Eve, Bill Reynolds, Cary Bair, and Leonard Lehrman
Click here for playlist. Excerpts:

Introduction by Morley Schloss
Leonard Lehrman reads John Bramhall letter
Introduction & Performance of Adam & Eve - in Gullah
Adam-Eve Duet by Lehrman
Introduction & Performance of Hindemith 3 Canons
Strange Adventure from Yeomen of the Guard
In a Contemplative Fashion from Gondoliers
Franchise (Barab) from Jewish Humor from Oy to Vey (spoken)

A Blitzstein Cabaret January 23-25, 1989
with Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman
directed by Ed Friedman, produced by Max Norat's Thespian Lab Company
at the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts,
Excerpts:

Mon., Jan. 23, 1989 videotaped by Ben Spierman:
Introduction & "Send for the Militia" (from Parade (1935))
by Marc Blitzstein, reconstructed & adapted by Leonard Lehrman
sung by Helene Williams with Leonard at the piano.
"Who Will Close the Door?" from Idiots First
by Marc Blitzstein & Leonard Lehrman after Bernard Malamud.
Leonard sings & accompanies himself as both the old man Mendel and the rich Mr. Fishbein.
"A Quiet Girl"(1943) by Marc Blitzstein, with a second verse by Leonard (1988)
sung by Helene with Leonard at the piano
Eric Gordon introduces Earl Robinson
with whom Leonard & Helene had just shared a People's Voice Cafe program, Jan. 20, 1989.

Tue., Jan. 24, 1989 videotaped by Mike Snell:
"Zipperfly"aka "The New Suit"
from Blitzstein's New York Opera - Leonard sings & accompanies himself.
"How I Met My New Grandfather" (solo) from Idiots First
by Marc Blitzstein & Leonard Lehrman after Bernard Malamud.
Leonard sings & accompanies himself as both the old man Mendel and his retarded son Itzak.
Leonard interviews Ronald Edwards.

Wed., Jan. 25, 1989 videotaped by Richard Corey:
Opening number: Miracle Song - Lovely Song
combining tunes from Marc Blitzstein's Reuben Reuben (1955) and Goloopchik (1946),
edited & adapted by Lehrman, sung by Helene & Leonard at the piano.
"Such A Little While" from Blitzstein's Reuben Reuben
sung by Helene Williams with Leonard at the piano.
"Penny Candy" from Blitzstein'sNo for an Answer
sung by Leonard Lehrman at the piano.
"The Best Thing of All" from Blitzstein's Regina
sung by Helene Williams with Leonard at the piano.
Introduction & Closing number: Miracle Song
sung by Helene & Leonard at the piano.