Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center

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Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center
Written byBob Ellison
Marty Farrell
Mitzie Welch
Directed byDave Powers
StarringJulie Andrews
Carol Burnett
Music byPeter Matz
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Joe Hamilton
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseDecember 7, 1971 (1971-12-07)
Chronology
Followed byJulie & Carol: Together Again

Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center is a 1971 American television special featuring Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett, their second out of three specials after Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (1962) and before Julie & Carol: Together Again (1989). Held at the Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City, it was produced by Joe Hamilton,[1] and written by Bob Ellison, Marty Farrell and Mitzi Welch, who reused the template from the first show.[2]

Setlist[edit]

1 Our Classy Classical Show
2 Girls In The Band
3 Madame Abernall's (I Could Have Danced All Night)
4 He's Gone Away
5 Medley Of The 60's
6 Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie
7 Finale

As with the previous concert, the two comedian singers performed a medley; this one 14 minutes long and celebrating music of the 60's.[2]

Critical reception and analysis[edit]

The audience was not watching two supertalented singing actresses cutting up and making fun at the country's premier temple of culture; they were watching two beloved icons trying — or perhaps pretending to try — to cut up.

— Playbill, [3]

The official website of Carnegie Hall asserted that this reprise of the Carnegie Hall concert confirmed that Julie and Carol had achieved a level of fame, success, and double-act after their 1962 show.[4] Playbill lamented that this show tried to mimic its predecessor.[5] Denton Record-Chronicle deemed the special "renowned".[6]

The show was nominated for the 1972 Emmy for Outstanding Single Program – Variety or Musical – Variety and Popular Music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julie Andrews And Carol Burnett - Julie And Carol At Lincoln Center". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  2. ^ a b "Julie and Carol: So Nice, They Did It Twice | The Official Masterworks Broadway Site". The Official Masterworks Broadway Site. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  3. ^ "ON THE RECORD: Julie and Carol and Liza, Live; Plus a Re-Listen to Maury Yeston's Titanic - Playbill". Playbill.
  4. ^ "Celebrating 50 Years of Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall: Part 2". www.carnegiehall.org. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  5. ^ "ON THE RECORD: Julie and Carol and Liza, Live; Plus a Re-Listen to Maury Yeston's Titanic | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  6. ^ "DVD reviews: Remember the Alamo? | Movies | Denton Record-Chronicle". Denton Record-Chronicle. 2015-09-05. Retrieved 2017-05-10.