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Photo Flash: Deborah Cox, Jessica Burrows Van Kipp, Veanne Cox & More Join Jonathan Brielle for I SAW BROADWAY at Birdland


The Broadway at Birdland concert series recently featured Jonathan Brielle''s I Saw Broadway on Monday, November 25. Composer Brielle's very special musical guests included Deborah Cox, Jessica Burrows Van Kipp, Veanne Cox, Rose Hemingway and Ken Prymus. Check out a look back below!

Composer Jonathan Brielle''s I Saw Broadway featured songs and stars from three of his new musicals, including Himself and Nora, which, after a run at The American Theatre Group's Hamilton Stage, is rounding the corner for Broadway; 40 Naked Women, a Monkey & Me, recently seen in a staged reading, and Nightmare Alley a hit at this summer's New York Musical Theater Festival. Songs were performed by a group of Broadway's brightest stars including Deborah Cox, Jessica Burrows Van Kipp, Veanne Cox, Rose Hemingway and Ken Prymus, solidly backed by Brielle and his NY hard swinging extraordinary group of musicians who have among them scores of Broadway show credits and hit records. The band included Musical Director Jeff Klitz on piano, Paul Pizzutti on drums, Ira Siegel on guitar, Jim Hynes on trumpet, Mike Davis on trombone, Dan Willis on reeds and Andy Snitzer on saxophone.

Jonathan Brielle''s work has been seen on Broadway: Foxfire (music & lyrics); Off-Broadway: The Great Grandson of Jedidiah Kohler and Besides Herself (music & lyrics). Regional: Himself & Nora (book, music, lyrics) American Theater Group, NYMF, Dublin, Old Globe; 40 Naked Women, A Monkey and Me (book, music, lyrics) Eugene O''Neil Conference; Nightmare Alley (book, music, lyrics), Geffen Playhouse, NYMF; US and UK Tours: Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus; Rugrats; Goosebumps Live. Las Vegas: Enter The Night - 12yrs Stardust Hotel (book, music, lyrics), MadHattan, (book, music, lyrics) New York, New York Hotel. Honors: Board Vice President, Johnny Mercer Foundation; former Nat''l Projects Director, Songwriters Guild of America.

The award-winning Broadway at Birdland concert series is celebrating it's 10th year at the historic music room, and is presented by Jim Caruso.

Photos by Seth Walters

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