Melissa Errico Plays Birdland May 21

News   Melissa Errico Plays Birdland May 21 Melissa Errico, who was last on Broadway in Dracula, returns to Birdland May 21.
Melissa Errico
Melissa Errico

Errico's 7 PM concert will feature a mix of jazz standards, theatre classics, original songs and lullabies. She will be accompanied by Andy Ezrin on piano and Tim Lefebvre on bass. The singing actress will also play the famed jazz club May 28 at 7 PM. Audiences can expect to hear such tunes as "I Remember," "Once Upon a Summertime," "Speak Low," "The Summer Knows" and "Another Life." Errico will also perform tunes from her upcoming CD, including "Gartans Lullabye" and the Beatles' "Goodnight."

Melissa Errico began her professional career portraying Cosette in Les Misérables, and she followed with leading Broadway roles in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society, Amour (Tony nomination) and Dracula, plus roles in the City Center Encores! productions of Call Me Madam and One Touch of Venus. She appeared in a production of Threepenny Opera at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and her recent Off-Broadway credits include Finian's Rainbow and Aunt Dan and Lemon. She also starred in the Hollywood Bowl presentations of Camelot and The Sound of Music. Errico's debut solo recording was titled "Blue Like That."

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. There is a $30 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum. Call (212) 581-3080 for reservations. Visit www.birdlandjazz.com for more information.