Come Rain or Come Shine collection
Scope and Content of the Collection
This collection consists of a copy of the script, three programs, and a review of this production from the Los Angeles Times of December 10, 1997. The script, which was written by Susan Clines and Michael Feinstein, includes biographical anecdotes, stories about Mercer and his collaborators, and discussions of Mercer's unique abilities as a lyricist. In addition to a list of the songs performed, the program provides a short biography of Mercer with photographs, and biographical sketches of each of the performers. The review by Don Heckman mentions particularly the fine performances of "I Thought About You," "Spring, Spring, Spring," "Midnight Sun," and "Moon River."
- Creation: 1997
- Clines, Susan (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Come Rain or Come Shine: The Song of Johnny Mercer was a show produced by the Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum of the Los Angeles Music Center on December 8, 1997. Directed by Gordon Hunt and produced by Susan Clines, the production featured more than twenty well-known performers, including Alan Bergman, Michael Feinstein, John Pizzarelli, and Margaret Whiting. The show highlighted the works of the lyricist Johnny Mercer with performances of almost forty of his best-known songs.
0.02 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)
Language of Materials
One folder, containing one copy of the script, three programs, and one review of the Los Angeles production Come Rain or Come Shine.
Donated by Susan Clines, December 19, 1997.
Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro at the file level, April 7, 1998.
- Come Rain or Come Shine:
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