The annual concert is again hosted by Tony nominee John Tartaglia (Avenue Q, Shrek) and features musical direction by Seth Rudetsky and direction by Alan Muraoka. Show time is 7 PM. The evening's starry line-up boasts Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening), James Barbour (A Tale of Two Cities), Norm Lewis (The Little Mermaid), Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy), Cody Green (West Side Story), Nick Adams (Guys and Dolls), Jim Caruso (Liza's at The Palace!), Michael Kadin Craig (Altar Boyz), Kevin Earley (A Tale of Two Cities), Graham Phillips (13), Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan), Tom Andersen, Jack Donahue, Tom Postilio and Zak Resnick.
Wayman Wong, who originated and wrote "The Leading Men" column for Playbill.com from 2003-2006, produces.
Premium tickets are $100 plus a $10 food-drink minimum. General seating is $50 plus a $10 food-drink minimum. For tickets visit www.birdlandjazz.com. Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street.
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