Jason Danieley & Frontier Heroes Play Actors Fund Show at Feinstein's, 5/10
Jason Danieley and the Frontier Heroes will perform a benefit concert for the Actors Fund on May 10 at 8:30 PM at Feinstein's at the Regency (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
Broadway actor, singer and concert performer, Jason Danieley has been entertaining audiences from New York's Theatre District and London's West End to Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.
Jason most recently starred on Broadway in Kander & Ebb's CURTAINS (Outer Critics Circle Nomination). He made his Broadway debut as the title character in CANDIDE, directed by theater legend Harold Prince. (Theatre World Award, Drama League Award, and Drama Desk nomination). He took it all off for THE FULL MONTY in the original Broadway and West End casts. A frequent guest of New York's highly acclaimed City Center Encores! series, Jason has had leading roles in A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN and STRIKE UP THE BAND. His Off-Broadway appearances include: THE TROJAN WOMEN: A LOVE STORY by Charles Mee, Jr., DREAM TRUE by Ricky Ian Gordan, and FLOYD COLLINS by Adam Guettel. Some of his Regional Theatre appearances include: THE HIGHEST YELLOW by Michael John LaChiusa (Helen Hayes Award, Best Actor in a musical), BEAUTY by Tina Landau, CASINO PARADISE by William Bolcolm, 110 IN THE SHADE (Garland Award, Actor in a Musical), and BRIGADOON at Los Angeles' Reprise! concert series.
Many of the country's leading orchestras have invited Jason to be a guest artist, including the New York, Boston, and Philly Pops, LA Philharmonic (at the Hollywood Bowl), and St. Louis, Utah, Minnesota, and Buffalo Symphonies. He's starred in fully staged concert versions of Bernstein's CANDIDE and Gershwin's OF THEE I SING and LET 'EM EAT CAKE (conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas) with the San Francisco Symphony, as well as other major concert versions of CAROUSEL as Enoch Snow with the Orchestra of St. Luke's and SOUTH PACIFIC as Lt. Cable, both at Carnegie Hall. The latter was taped and aired on PBS Great Performances in Spring of 2006.
OPPOSITE YOU is the cabaret/concert Jason and his wife Marin Mazzie created for Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series. They have performed it nationally at venues from Joe's Pub in New York to the Cinegrill in Los Angeles. It was recorded on PS Classics and released in the Fall of 2005.
In 2008, Jason Danieley and The Frontier Heroes released their self-titled debut CD on the PS Classics Label. Jason and The Frontier Heroes have performed their critically acclaimed concert, LOVE: A WORK IN PROGRESS, at venues throughout New York City.
Other albums Jason can be heard on are the cast albums of FLOYD COLLINS, CANDIDE, THE FULL MONTY, and in 2006, DREAM TRUE (PS Classics), THE Stephen Schwartz ALBUM, SOUTH PACIFIC IN CONCERT AT Carnegie Hall, Jule Styne IN HOLLYWOOD (PS Classics), and two of the Boston Pops albums, A SPLASH OF POPS and MY FAVORITE THINGS.
THE ACTORS FUND is a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. The Fund - which supports those on stage and screen and everyone behind the scenes who works in theatre, film, TV, music, dance, radio and opera - is a safety net, providing social services and emergency assistance, health services and health insurance information, employment and training programs and housing resources for those who are in need, crisis or transition. Learn more about all of The Actors Fund's services and programs at www.actorsfund.org.
For further information or to order tickets, visit online at www.feinsteinsattheregency.com.
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