Reichard, who was also seen in the New York City Opera revival of Candide, is offering Daniel Reichard's Christmas Present Dec. 11 at 7 PM and Dec. 12 at 9 PM at the Triad Theater.
The evenings, according to press notes, take "listeners on a joyful musical journey from Christmases past to Christmas future and will feature classic holiday hits from Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Elvis, John Denver and more."
Backed by an eight-piece band, the show also features Wicked's Donna Vivino as well as Emily Bottorff, Paul Louis Lessard and Beth Kuhn, all fellow graduates of Reichard's alma mater, the University of Michigan. Musical director is Bryan Perri.
Proceeds benefit Chemo Comfort, which provides cancer patients kits with products to help them manage the many side effects of chemotherapy; visit www.chemocomfort.org.
The actor made his New York debut in Forbidden Broadway: 20th Anniversary Celebration and then played Keith Haring in the Public Theater's Radiant Baby. He appeared Off-Broadway in The Thing About Men, and his regional credits include productions of Brigadoon and Blood Drive. Reichard has also become a mainstay on the cabaret scene, offering acclaimed solo shows at Joe's Pub, the Ars Nova, the Metropolitan Room and Birdland. He is currently touring North America with original Jersey Boys co-stars Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria and J. Robert Spencer as The Midtown Men.
Triad Theater is located at 158 W. 72nd St.; tickets are priced $40 premium seating, $20 general admission; plus a two-drink minimum. For more information or to purchase tickets call (800) 838-3006 or visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/e/212345.