The evening, entitled The Oscar Show: A Celebration of Academy Award Winning Songs & Movies, begins at 6 PM. DeRoy will be joined on stage by Grammy-winning singer Larry Gatlin, pianist/musical director John McDaniel, Terri White (Finian’s Rainbow), cellist Peter Sachon, four-time Tony nominee Gregg Edelman (1776, Into the Woods, Anna Karenina, City of Angels), London triple-threat Bonnie Langford (Chicago) and Drama Desk Award nominee Christina Bianco. Barry Kleinbort directs the concert, which features musical direction by Lanny Meyers.
Jamie deRoy, a stand-up comic, singer and hostess, has been a longtime fixture on the New York cabaret scene. She is the winner of eight MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards, nine Telly Awards and is an Emmy-nominated producer of Channel 13's "CityArts."
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. For tickets, priced $25-$35 (plus a $10 food/beverage minimum), call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.birdlandjazz.com.