Photo Coverage: Georgia Stitt at Birdland
Stitt was joined by some very special guest performers, including Andrea Burns, Jenn Colella, Cheyenne Jackson, Lauren Kennedy, Matthew Morrison and finalists from "You're the One That I Want." The event celebrated the release of the new CD, "This Ordinary Thursday," which will be released on the PS Classics label the following day, April 10. This concert is part of "Broadway at Birdland," an ongoing series of events featuring top Broadway stars and songwriters at the legendary club (315 West 44th Street, NYC).
Georgia Stitt makes her living as a composer, lyricist, musical director, conductor, arranger, and pianist. She has written several musicals for the theater, including The Water, written with Jeff Hylton and Tim Werenko, and Big Red Sun, written with John Jiler. Stitt worked as the Production Music Coordinator for the Disney/ABC TV musical "Once Upon A Mattress" starring Tracey Ullman and Carol Burnett. On Broadway she was the assistant conductor of the 2003 Little Shop of Horrors revival and was the associate conductor of the Encores! production of Can-Can starring Patti LuPone. Also on Broadway, she worked on: Avenue Q, Sweet Smell of Success, The Music Man, Titanic, Annie, and the national tour of Parade, as well as the upcoming Leap of Faith and The Little Mermaid. She has also served as musical director and arranger/orchestrator for "The Broadway Divas" in concerts in New York, California and Australia and was music consultant for the feature film The Stepford Wives. In 2005 she served as an arranger for the Boston Pops Orchestra in their 75th Anniversary Tribute to Stephen Sondheim at Tanglewood and Boston's Symphony Hall. She has also written a number of choral pieces.
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