Mermaid Star Burgess Will Sing Ellington and Brown at the Metropolitan Room

News   Mermaid Star Burgess Will Sing Ellington and Brown at the Metropolitan Room Tituss Burgess, who currently plays Sebastian in the new Disney musical The Little Mermaid, will go it solo April 7 at the Metropolitan Room.
Tituss Burgess
Tituss Burgess

The strong-voiced tenor will perform songs penned by Duke Ellington and Jason Robert Brown as well as tunes from his solo recording, "Here's to You." Burgess will be backed by a six-piece band with music direction by Edges co-creator Justin Paul.

Back-up vocalists will include Kay Trinidad (The Little Mermaid) and Cassondra Kellam. Show time is 9:30 PM.

Tituss Burgess plays Sebastian the Crab in Mermaid, and he has also been seen on Broadway in Jersey Boys and Good Vibrations. His regional credits include The Wiz, La Cage aux Folles and The Civil War. Burgess' TV credits include "The View," "The Today Show" and "Late Night with David Letterman." The actor's solo recording, "Here's to You," is available on iTunes. For more information visit www.TitussBurgess.com.

The Metropolitan Room is located at 34 West 22nd Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues). There is a $20 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; call (212) 206-0440 for reservations.