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Broadway's Daniel Reichard Will Return to Birdland Jazz Club, 5/10

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced the return of Broadway and concert star Daniel Reichard, who will return to Birdland on Sunday, May 10 at 6pm, with a show celebrating the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The evening will feature selections from the celebrated songwriting team's catalogue, including rarely-heard jewels and treasured classics alike.

The concert, presented by MusicTalks and its Artistic Director Elad Kabilio, will take place on Mother's Day and will offer insights and fascinating anecdotes about Rodgers and Hammerstein's historic partnership.

With lush arrangements played by a seven-piece chamber orchestra, the audience can expect heartwarming songs from iconic Broadway musicals such as Oklahoma, South Pacific, The King and I, Carousel and The Sound of Music.

Daniel Reichard made his New York City theatrical debut in Forbidden Broadway: 20th Anniversary Celebration, but is perhaps best known for originating the role of Bob Gaudio in Broadway's Jersey Boys. Other starring roles in New York City include Candide in the New York City Opera's Candide, Keith Haring in the Public Theater's Radiant Baby, and Man in The Thing About Men. His regional credits include the Goodspeed Opera House, the St. Louis MUNY, the Eugene O'Neill Center, the North Shore Music Theatre, and the Weston Playhouse. He also played the role of Frankie in the film version of the wildly-popular musical "Forever Plaid." For the past five seasons, Reichard, along with fellow Jersey Boys co-stars, have toured North America as "The Midtown Men," playing over 400 shows together, recording two albums, a Christmas single, and a television special for PBS. Additionally, over the years, Reichard has had a prolific cabaret career in New York City, having played dozens of solo engagements in venues all over Manhattan, including Birdland Jazz Club, 54 Below, the Metropolitan Room, Ars Nova, Stage 72, the Alvin Ailey Theatre, and Joe's Pub.

MusicTalks brings Classical music to an intimate and informal setting. Performed by the finest young artists, MusicTalks breaks down the barriers between musicians and audience by taking advantage of the intimacy that chamber music provides. With engaging and interactive conversation, the listener is given an experience that truly makes Music Talk.

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