Stephanie D'Abruzzo Makes Cabaret Debut May 23 at Birdland
Tony and Drama Desk nominee, Theatre World Award winner, and current star of the Tony-winning Broadway hit Avenue Q, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, will cross Eighth Avenue to make her long-awaited solo cabaret debut on Monday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at Birdland.
Presented by Jim Caruso and TheaterMania.com as part of Birdland's "New Season," D'Abruzzo's show is directed by Alan Muraoka (Empty Handed, John Tartaglia: AD-LIBerty) with musical direction by Michael Patrick Walker (co-composer of Altar Boyz).
D'Abruzzo, who recently appeared with a star-studded cast at the Children and Art Stephen Sondheim tribute, as well as the Empty Handed concerts, will present an evening of songs as eclectic and multifaceted as Stephanie herself, written by the famous (Cy Coleman, Burt Bacharach, Neil Sedaka) and the soon-to-be famous (Phoebe Kreutz, Gary Adler, Michael Patrick Walker). If you think you know Stephanie from her critically acclaimed dual performance in Avenue Q, or her years of work as a Muppet Performer, this special evening may surprise you!