Barbara Cook and Friends
A concert to mark Barbara Cook’s 80th birthday and World AIDS Day

Sunday December 2nd 2007 at 7.30pm
LONDON COLISEUM, ST. MARTIN’S LANE TICKET HOTLINE: 0870 145 2200
Julia McKenzie is the latest West End star to join the line-up honouring Tony Award winner and Broadway legend Barbara Cook at the London Coliseum on Sunday December 2nd. 
Barbara Cook and Friends is London’s tribute to Barbara Cook to celebrate her 80th birthday; it will also mark World AIDS Day (December 1st) and raise funds for Interact Worldwide.
The concert will be directed and choreographed by Bill Deamer, with musical direction by Gareth Valentine. Joining Barbara on stage will be stars from the London stage including Daniel Evans, Ruthie Henshall, Julia McKenzie, Elaine Paige, Nicholas Parsons, Sian Phillips, Anne Reid, John Standing, Scarlett Strallen, Rebecca Thornhill, Sally Ann Triplett and members of the London Gay Men's Chorus.
We are also pleased to announce that Carl Au, winner of The Stephen Sondheim Society Young Performer of the Year Award, will also be taking part in the show.
Barbara Cook made her Broadway debut in Flahooley and went on to star in such shows as Plain and Fancy, Candide, The Music Man, The Gay Life, She Loves Me and The Grass Harp. She has performed frequently in the world's major concert halls and cabaret venues, including the Metropolitan Opera House. This is her first appearance at the London Coliseum.
In January 2006 Miss Cook achieved yet another career high when the New York's Metropolitan Opera Company presented the artist in her solo concert debut, making her the first female pop singer to be presented by the Met in the company's 123 year history. In November 2006, Miss Cook returned to Carnegie Hall to perform her sixth solo concert.
The Concert will be produced by Richard Douglas Productions, the Director and Choreographer is Bill Deamer and the Musical Director is Gareth Valentine.
LONDON COLISEUM, ST. MARTIN’S LANE TICKET HOTLINE: 0870 145 2200