The acclaimed composer will present a concert of his work at 7 PM. MacDermot, who will return to the Beechman Mondays in June, will be joined onstage by the New Pulse Jazz Band. The May line-up at the intimate cabaret will also include singer-songwriter-pianist Robyn McCorquodale (May 3 at 7 PM), composer Annie Dinerman (May 6 at 7 PM), Lady J (aka Jonah Speidel) & The Pink Champagne Orchestra (May 8 at 7 PM), readings of Phil Geoffrey Bond's My Friend, The Cat (May 11 and 25 at 8 PM), Why Lee?: A Musical Scrapbook about Lee Wiley (May 16 and 23 at 7 PM), Duel Belters Courter Simmons and Leonard Sullivan (May 18 at 7 PM), award-winning vocalist David Gurland (May 20 at 7 PM), Time Flies (a collection of David Ives' short plays, May 27 and 28 at 7 PM) and singer-songwriter Julia Wade (May 29 at 7 PM).
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within the West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd Street at Ninth Avenue. Cover charges vary; there is a $15 food-drink minimum for all performances. Call (212) 695-6909 for reservations.