Lewis, Colella, Pittu and Foote Will Sing Amanda Green Songs at Birdland

News   Lewis, Colella, Pittu and Foote Will Sing Amanda Green Songs at Birdland Who's Worse Than People? And Other Songs of the Season The Heartwarming Lyrics of Amanda Green is the lengthy title of a Feb. 2 evening at Birdland featuring the work of High Fidelity lyricist Green.

Green will be joined onstage at the famed jazz club by actors Norm Lewis (The Little Mermaid), Jenn Colella (High Fidelity, Urban Cowboy), David Pittu (What's That Smell?, Is He Dead?, Lovemusik) and Jennifer Foote (A Chorus Line, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and composers Larry Grossman (Minnie's Boys, Grind, Goodtime Charley) and Tom Kitt (High Fidelity, Next to Normal). Show time is 7 PM. Matt Gallagher will be the evening's musical director.

Green wrote the lyrics to Tom Kitt's music for the Broadway musical High Fidelity. She is currently writing a musical with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright. Green is the winner of MAC Awards, Bistro Awards, the Jonathan Larson Award and Songwriter's Hall of Fame Award for Excellence in Songwriting.

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues. There is a $30 (general admission) or $50 (orchestra) cover charge and a $10 food-drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.birdlandjazz.com.

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