Graff's show, entitled First You Dream, is scheduled to begin at 7 PM at the famed jazz venue. The actress will be accompanied by her husband, musical director Ben Lanzarone. Cabaretgoers can expect to hear "songs from Broadway, the movies and the pop world with completely unique interpretations and arrangements," according to press notes. The evening, part of the Broadway at Birdland series, will feature tunes by Harold Arlen, Lieber and Stoller, the Bergmans and Sondheim.
Ilene Graff has been seen on Broadway in Promises, Promises; Grease; Truckload; and I Love My Wife.
Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 music charge and a two-drink or $10 minimum; for reservations call (212) 581-3080 or go to www.BirdlandJazz.com.