David Burtka, Bobby Steggert and More Sing Scott Alan Tunes at Birdland

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It's boys night at Birdland April 12 when a host of Broadway's male performers join composer Scott Alan during his one-night-only concert.

David Burtka
David Burtka

Presented by Jim Caruso's Cast Party, the evening of Alan's music is set to feature David Burtka (Gypsy), RJ Helton (first season "American Idol" finalist), Darius de Haas (Rent), Bobby Steggert (Ragtime), Josh Lamon (Hair), Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music), Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan), Grasan Kingsberry (Finian's Rainbow), Matt Doyle (Bye Bye Birdie), Michael Seelbach (Wicked), Jay A. Johnson (Hair) and Brandon Webman.

Alan, who will accompany the performers at the piano, will also perform some of his own material. Cabaretgoers can expect to hear tunes from Alan's recordings "Dreaming Wide Awake" and "Keys" as well as songs from his upcoming recording, "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up."

Musicians for the evening also include Matt Hinkley on guitar, Steve Gilewski on bass, Billy Miller on drums, Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello, David Fallo on viola and Kiku Enomoto on violin.

Scott Alan wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical Detour, which was seen in Los Angeles. His current theatre projects include Piece, which was featured at the 2003 Palo Alto TheatreWorks festival, the 2005 NAMT festival and the 2007 Festival of New Musicals at Village Theatre; and the song cycle The Warmth of the Womb. He also produces the monthly Monday Nights, New Voices concert at the Duplex. Alan's music is available on his website, scottalan.net, and at iTunes.

Tickets are $25 and $35 plus a $10 food-drink minimum; for reservations visit www.BirdlandJazz.com. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street in Manhattan.

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