Photo Flash: THE ENSEMBLIST's Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone at Birdland
The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present a live recording of "The Ensemblist" with an all-star cast on Monday, June 16. Scroll down for photos!
"The Ensemblist," a podcast that shows Broadway from the inside out, came to the legendary Birdland Jazz Club to celebrate its first anniversary with a live show. Hosts Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone invited some of their favorite Broadway performers to the stage to celebrate their ensemblist experiences. Each guest was interviewed, then showed off their musical talents with special performances.
Guests included Hattie Claire Andres, Ariana DeBose, Rachel Bay Jones, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Alysha Umphress, Daniel Watts, Luke Hawkins & Jeffrey Pew, and a special appearance by The Skivvies: Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina. Ben Lanzarone accompanied at the piano.
The Broadway at Birdland concert series, presented by Jim Caruso, takes place every Monday at 7pm at Birdland (315 West 44 Street) in the heart of the Theater District.
Photo Credit: Kevin Alvey
Hattie Claire Andres