I Don't Know Enough About You (2019)

Women lyricists and composers contributed many of the most famous songs to Broadway, Hollywood, and jazz during the 20th century. I Don’t Know Enough About You celebrates the work of these songwriters with music and anecdotes. This lively musical revue provided information about the lives of these women along with examples of their songs. 

Vocalists Lena Seikaly, Adam LaSalle, and Hadiyyah Noelle Smith performed music by these amazing women accompanied by guitarist Steve Herberman, bassist Eliot Seppa, and drummer Frank Russo. 

You can read the full show narration here.

Song list:

  • Down Hearted Blues (Words by Alberta Hunter, Music by Lovie Austin) 

  • I Know That You Know (Words by Anne Caldwell, Music by Vincent Youmans) 

  • Can’t We Be Friends (Music by Kay Swift, Words by Paul James) 

  • Backwater Blues (Words and music by Bessie Smith) 

  • You Oughta Be In Pictures (Music by Dana Suesse, Words by Edward Heyman)

  •  Willow Weep for Me (Words and music by Ann Ronell) 

  • Just For A Thrill (Words and music by Lil Hardin Armstrong and Don Raye)

  • The Way You Look Tonight (Words by Dorothy Fields, Music by Jerome Kern)

  • How High The Moon (Words by Nancy Hamilton, Music  by Morgan Lewis) 

  • What A Difference A Day Made (Music by Maria Grever, Words by Stanley Adams) 

  • I Don’t Know Enough About You (Words and music by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour) 

  • Just in Time (Words by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Jule Styne) 

  • God Bless the Child (Words and music by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr.)

  •  The Morning After (Words by Dory Langdon Previn, Music by Harold Arlen) 

  • Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most (Words by Fran Landesman, Music by Tommy Wolf) 

  • When in Rome (Words by Carolyn Leigh, Music by Cy Coleman) 

  • The Windmills of Your Mind (Words by Marilyn and Alan Bergman, Music by Michel LeGrand) ​

Celebrating Women Songwriters of
Broadway, Hollywood and Jazz

I Don't Know Enough About You

Composer & Lyricist Spotlight


Anne Caldwell


Bessie Smith


Maria Grever


Alberta Hunter


Lil Hardin Armstrong


Katharine Faulkner "Kay" Swift


Dorothy Fields


Ann Ronell


Nancy Hamilton


Nadine Dana Suesse


Billie Holiday


Betty Comden


Peggy Lee


Dory Previn


Carolyn Leigh


Fran Landesman

b. 1929

Marilyn Bergman


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City in a Swamp is a Washington D.C.-based political satire theater company. Musical comedy mixed with beltway humor.