Shindle, backed by music director Brian Lowdermilk, will perform at the famed jazz venue at 7 PM. Expect songs by Lowdermilk, Bill Withers, Ray Charles and Michael John LaChiusa, among others.
Kate Shindle, who earned the title of Miss America in 1998, created the role of Vivienne in Legally Blonde: The Musical. She portrayed Sally Bowles in the Roundabout revival of Cabaret and also appeared on Broadway as Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde. Shindle took part in the all-star benefit concerts of Children of Eden, The Secret Garden and Pippin, and her other theatrical credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Woman Upstairs, After the Fall, Himself and Nora, First Lady Suite, The Mousetrap, The Last Five Years, Gypsy, Sympathy Jones and Into the Woods. Shindle has been seen on screen in "Capote," "The Stepford Wives" and "As the World Turns."
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.