Maureen McGovern - "Home for the Holidays"
Elegantly sophisticated one moment, powerfully gutsy the next and always translucently pitch perfect, MAUREEN MCGOVERN is a superstar with a lifetime of music that spans Broadway, Grammy nominations and an Oscar-winning international #1 gold record. Her concerts offer fresh insight into trademark tunes showcasing her skillful play on rhythm, meter and beautifully extended phrasing. A storyteller at heart, she offers introspections and humor about love, life, and her own experiences through a very long and winding career.
Maureen’s voice speaks for itself as she takes audiences on a nostalgic musical journey. With her own recipe of panache and artistry, she captivates audiences across the country with her wide vocal range and intimate reinvention of classics from Great American & American Pop Songbooks, film, theater, jazz and inspirational music.
A multi-Grammy nominee, recording artist, Broadway performer and superb songstress, Maureen first came to fame with her Oscar-winning hit song, “The Morning After” from The Poseidon Adventure that garnered her first Grammy nomination for “Best New Artist.” Her solo album The Pleasure of His Company, with Emmy/Grammy-winning, jazz pianist, Mike Renzi, earned her a second Grammy nomination for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal.” She was also a featured guest artist on the Grammy Award-winning Songs from the Neighborhood: The Music of Mister Rogers.
Other hits include, “Can You Read My Mind” from Superman, the Oscar-winning “We May Never Love Like This Again” from The Towering Inferno and “Different Worlds” from the TV series Angie. In addition to hearing her music in films and television, McGovern played the role of “Sr. Angelina” in the iconic comedy films Airplane! and Airplane II: The Sequel and “Rachel” in Joseph: King of Dreams with Ben Affleck. Her Broadway credits include The Pirates of Penzance, Three Penny Opera with Sting, and Little Women, among others.