Entitled Larry's Rites of Spring, the 7 PM concert will be hosted by composer/lyricist O'Keefe, who will also accompany the performers on piano. Those scheduled to perform include Kerry Butler, Christian Campbell, Joe Cassidy, Julie Garnye, Deven May, Kevin Pariseau, Maurey Richards, Mo Rocca, Nicole Ruth Snelson and Emma Williams.
Concertgoers can expect to hear "Mine All Mine," a tune written for the London production of Bat Boy: The Musical as well as "Sensitive Song" from Cops: The Musical. The evening will also feature songs from Cam Jansen and Sarah, Plain and Tall.
Larry's Rites of Spring is part of The New Season at Birdland, which continues with Victoria Shaw (May 16), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (May 23), Toxic Audio (May 30), Christine Andreas (June 6), Malcolm Gets (June 13), Max von Essen (July 18) and Christine Ebersole (July 15).
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum; call (212) 581-3080 for reservations.