Alvin, Ashford, Rocca and More Join Blonde Composer O'Keefe at Birdland Sept. 24

News   Alvin, Ashford, Rocca and More Join Blonde Composer O'Keefe at Birdland Sept. 24 Laurence O'Keefe, who co-wrote the score to Broadway's Legally Blonde with wife Nell Benjamin, returns to Birdland Sept. 24.

Mo Rocca
Mo Rocca

O'Keefe will be joined at the famed jazz club by a host of theatre talent, including Farah Alvin, Annaleigh Ashford, Becca Ayers, Miguel Cervantes, Gaelen Gilliland, Kevin Pariseau, Mo Rocca and Kate Wetherhead. The evening, entitled Songs to Teach You Important Lessons and Useful Life Skills and Stuff, will begin at 7 PM.

An encore presentation of O'Keefe's show will be offered Oct. 1.

O'Keefe and Benjamin's Blonde score was nominated for a 2007 Tony Award. The composing duo also penned the scores for Cam Jansen; Sarah, Plain & Tall; and Bat Boy: The Musical.

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum. Call (212) 581-3080 for reservations or visit www.birdlandjazz.com.