The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

April 19, 2020

Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire are one of the longest-running musical theatre partnerships in Broadway history, celebrating more than 50 years of musical accomplishments that include Baby, Big, Closer Than Ever, and Starting Here, Starting Now. The pair were honored with the Bistro Award’s top honor, the 2020 Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by ASCAP.

Hear what each has to say about their appreciation of cabaret, with a nod to all the gifted cabaret performers who have kept their songs alive, and how essential the art form has been to the development of their work.


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