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PIANO BAR LIVE! Continues Special Live-Streaming With Jim Caruso and More Photo PIANO BAR LIVE! Continues Special Live-Streaming With Jim Caruso and More
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

Piano man Michael McAssey hosts Piano Bar Live! this Tuesday, May 19th at 7:15 pm, following New York City's 7 O'Clock Cheer. This week's guests will be David Edwards, Kelly Briggs, Joan Ryan, Elora Von Rosch, JD Smurthwaite and Jim Caruso.

Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch Celebrate 'May Day' in Livestream Concert Photo Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch Celebrate 'May Day' in Livestream Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2020

Broadway and television icon Linda Lavin and award-winning pianist Billy Stritch come together once again to present 'May Day,' their sixth online concert this Friday, May 1 at 3pm EDT.

Billy Stritch Will Perform A 'Matinee From Home' Photo Billy Stritch Will Perform A 'Matinee From Home'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2020

Join singer/pianist/songwriter and Birdland favorite Billy Stritch for a Wednesday matinee concert from his New York home this Wednesday, April 29 at 3pm EDT. Billy will perform his unique versions of songs from the Great American Songbook as well as jazz and Brazilian favorites. Watch it live-streamed on the Birdland Facebook page.

Playwright Mart Crowley, Best Known For THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Has Died at 84 Photo Playwright Mart Crowley, Best Known For THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Has Died at 84
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that playwright Mart Crowley, best known for writing the play The Boys in the Band, has passed away. He was 84.

Photo Flash: Another Sold-Out Run For A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Photo Photo Flash: Another Sold-Out Run For A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2019

Birdland presented the TENTH year of β€œA Swinging Birdland Christmas,” starring Birdland regulars Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch.  The limited engagement of five performances, December 21 - 25 was completely sold out, thanks to some smashing reviews, including one by Stephen Mosher at BroadwayWorld, who said, β€œThis jazzy, festive, melodious show is one of the finger-snappingest, toe-tappingest, laugh-riotous shows this season.”

Birdland Presents A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS and More The Week of week of December Photo Birdland Presents A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS and More The Week of week of December 23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club's schedule for December 23-December 29 includes A Swinging Birdland Christmas,nVeronica Swift, Freddy Cole Quartet, and more!

Birdland Jazz Club Releases Schedule for Week of December 16 Photo Birdland Jazz Club Releases Schedule for Week of December 16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club's schedule for December 16-December 22 includes Monty Alexander, Julius Rodriguez, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, and more!

MRC Acquires Film and Stage Rights to ELOISE Series Photo MRC Acquires Film and Stage Rights to ELOISE Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

According to Deadline, independent film company MRC has just acquired film, TV and stage rights to the Eloise series, which it will be developed into 'various adaptations.'

Birdland Releases Decemeber Schedule Photo Birdland Releases Decemeber Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Birdland's December 2019 schedule will feature The Joe Lovano Nonet, Stacey Kent, Monty Alexander, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole Quartet, Gunhild Carling, Julius Rodriguez, Veronica Swift Holiday Show, 'Season's Swingin' Greetings!a??, Marta Sanchez Quintet, Darius de Haas, Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE!

BWW Review: Becky O'Brien shows off in A GARLAND FOR JUDY at Laurie Beechman Theatre Photo BWW Review: Becky O'Brien shows off in A GARLAND FOR JUDY at Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chris Struck - Nov 11, 2019

Comfortable on the stage, Becky O'Brien is the latest talent tv show success story (via Britain's Got Talent) to take her show on the road. She's confident, charming, and showcasing the career of Judy Garland in her debut cabaret in NYC.

'Christmas At Birdland' CD Achieves Early Chart Success Photo 'Christmas At Birdland' CD Achieves Early Chart Success
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

Christmas at Birdland featuring Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso and Klea Blackhurst made a strong debut on the Billboard Jazz chart. The project currently claims the #7 spot on the chart, after having reached the #2 spot on the iTunes Jazz chart on its first weekend out.

VIDEO: First Look At THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD At Live & In Color Photo VIDEO: First Look At THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD At Live & In Color
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

Get a first look at the 'The Golden Threshold', a new musical in development at the Bingham Camp in Salem, CT. This work is being developed by Live & in Color as a part of their 2019 fall retreat during their 5th season.

Live & In Color Presents THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD, A New Musical In Development Photo Live & In Color Presents THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD, A New Musical In Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

As Live & In Color's 2019 fall retreat wraps up, the theatre company will be presenting staged readings of 'The Golden Threshold', a new musical in development on Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at the Bingham Camp in Salem, CT. Set in 1930 British India, 'The Golden Threshold' follows two young women named Maya and Harini as they join Mahatma Gandhi's revolutionary protest known as the Salt March; one woman to avoid an arranged marriage, the other to free her nation. The score features a fusion of contemporary musical theatre with traditional Indian music elements. This new musical features book & music by Cheeyang Ng and book & lyrics by Eric Sorrels. The production is directed by Arpita Mukherjee, artistic director of the Hypokrit Theatre Company and the festival chair for New York's Tamasha: A Festival for South Asian Performing Arts. The cast features Brian Myers Cooper* (Irwin / Viceroy), Kuhoo Verma* (Maya), Kimberly Chatterjee* (Harini), Meetu Chilana* (Mummy), Sorab Wadia* (Papa), Cameron Nies (Lawrence), and Jamen Nanthakumar* (Devaraj). Musical direction is by Alyssa Kay Thompson

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals Of THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD At Live & In Color Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals Of THE GOLDEN THRESHOLD At Live & In Color
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

The cast in rehearsal for 'The Golden Threshold', a new musical in development as a part of Live & In Color's 2019 fall retreat at the Bingham Camp in Salem, CT. 

Caruso & Stritch Return to the Carlyle Beginning April 7th Photo Caruso & Stritch Return to the Carlyle Beginning April 7th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

For the seventh year in a row, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel with their evening of swinging standards starting Sunday, April 7, then running every Sunday through June 30, from 9pm to midnight.

Jim Caruso And Billy Stritch Bring Three Concert Run To Birdland Theater Photo Jim Caruso And Billy Stritch Bring Three Concert Run To Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Birdland mainstays Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Birdland Theater with "The Sunday Set," an evening of swinging standards Sundays, February 3, 10 and 17, with shows at 7:30pm.  Bassist Steve Doyle will join the duo. 

Jim Caruso And Billy Stritch Return To Birdland Theater Sundays In February Photo Jim Caruso And Billy Stritch Return To Birdland Theater Sundays In February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2019

Birdland mainstays Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Birdland Theater with 'The Sunday Set,' an evening of swinging standards Sundays, February 3, 10 and 17, with shows at 7:30pm. Bassist Steve Doyle will join the duo. Caruso and Stritch, who have performed extensively on their own, gained national exposure together as the host and musical director of the wildly popular open mic, Cast Party, which celebrates talent every Monday at Birdland in NYC, and tours nationally. The duo has also received critical acclaim during their seven years at Bemelmans at The Carlyle Hotel, and made international news when rock legend Bono joined them in an impromptu performance. The musical pair has also become the darlings of the show biz set, welcoming spontaneous performances by stars including Liza Minnelli, Michael Feinstein, Jane Monheit, Clint Holmes, Marilyn Maye, Stephanie J. Block, Steve Ross, Linda Lavin, Darren Criss, Luann de Lesseps, Laura Osnes, Liliane Montevecchi, Christine Ebersole, and Steve Tyrell.

Photo Flash: 'A Swinging Birdland Christmas' Comes to Birdland Photo Photo Flash: 'A Swinging Birdland Christmas' Comes to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2018

On Saturday night, the ninth consecutive year of "A Swinging Birdland Christmas," starring Birdland regulars Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch, opened at Birdland. This will be a limited engagement of 4 performances, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, December 22, 23, 24 and 25. All shows are at 5:30pm.

Birdland Presents The Birdland Big Band And More Week Of December 24 Photo Birdland Presents The Birdland Big Band And More Week Of December 24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of 12/17 Photo Birdland Presents The Freddy Cole Quartet And More Week Of 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

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