Datz Duo Will Play the Ars Nova in September; Craig, Shannon, Carey to Guest

News   Datz Duo Will Play the Ars Nova in September; Craig, Shannon, Carey to Guest Lisa Datz — who has been seen on Broadway in Titanic and The Full Monty — will be joined by her brother, musician-songwriter-producer-actor and Blue Man Group alum Mike Datz, for an upcoming concert at the Ars Nova.
Siblings Lisa and Mike Datz
Siblings Lisa and Mike Datz

The Datz duo will play the Manhattan venue Sept. 13 at 7:30 PM. They will be backed by the Datz band, which features Joe Abba on drums, Brad Russell on bass and Art Hirahara on keyboards. Audiences can expect to hear original tunes penned by Mike Datz as well as covers of rock and pop songs; the Datz siblings will also share anecdotes about "coming of age and finding their way as artists in the world of entertainment." Special guests for the one-night-only concert, titled Datz Life, will include Spelling Bee's Deborah S. Craig, "Ugly Betty" star Erika Shannon and Strike Up the Band's Terrence Carey.

Stewart M. Schulman will direct the evening with choreography by Erika Shannon.

Lisa Datz's stage credits include Titanic, The Full Monty, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, In the Wings, Weird Romance, Saturday Night and Up Against It. On screen she has been seen in "The Perfect Holiday," "Ghost Town," "Hope & Faith," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Trial By Jury," "The West Wing," "Guiding Light," "As The World Turns, "All My Children," "One Life to Live," "Blues Clues," "The Perfect Holiday," "Ghosttown" and "Spectropia."

Ars Nova is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. For tickets, priced $20, call (212) 673-7030 or visit www.ovationtix.com. For more information go to www.arsnovanyc.com.