Mary Testa to Sing for Songbook Project

News   Mary Testa to Sing for Songbook Project Mary Testa, recently seen in the Manhattan Theatre Club's world-premiere production of Regrets Only, will perform a benefit evening at Birdland for The Songbook Project.
Mary Testa
Mary Testa Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The March 26 concert will feature Testa as well as a host of surprise guests. Show time is 7 PM. On Broadway Mary Testa has been seen in Chicago, Barnum, Marilyn, The Rink, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, On the Town, Marie Christine and 42nd Street, earning Tony nominations for her work in On the Town and 42nd Street. Recently seen Off-Broadway in See What I Wanna See, her other theatre credits include String of Pearls, Lend Me a Tenor, The Vagina Monologues, The Wax, From Above (Obie Award), Lucky Stiff, In Trousers, Tartuffe and On the Town (Obie Award).

Testa, according to the Birdland press release, will also be part of the Broadway musical version of Xanadu.

The Songbook Project promotes "the art of live performance with a focus on both new and classic popular songs." Visit www.thesongbookproject.org for more information.

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.