In addition to the Broadway Boys — Maurice Murphy, Steve Morgan, Danny Calvert, Daniel Torres, Jesse Nager and Josh Strickland — the 7 PM performance will boast appearances by Julia Murney and Chelsea Krombach. Concertgoers can expect to hear holiday classics, Broadway Boys "hits" as well as tunes by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; the latter is the evening's musical director.
Julia Murney made her Broadway debut in Lennon and recently completed a lengthy run as Elphaba in the New York company of Wicked. She received a Drama Desk nomination for her work in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, and her other theatrical credits include Crimes of the Heart, Time and Again, A Class Act, Cloud 9, Snapshots, Mata Hari and the national tour of Wicked. Murney also portrayed Florence in the Chess benefit concert for The Actors' Fund of America and was part of the all-star Children of Eden concert as well. Her solo CD is titled "I'm Not Waiting."
Chelsea Krombach appeared in the national tour of Wicked. A graduate of the University of Michigan, the singing actress played Amneris in Aida at the Music Theatre of Wichita and was also seen in Pasek and Paul's Edges.
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. For reservations call (212) 581-3080.