The 7 PM concert features Cronin at the piano along with Tituss Burgess, Dee Roscioli, Andrew Samonsky, Kate Pazakis, Andrew Kober, Gerard Canonico, Jenn Furman, Autumn Hurlbert, Katrina Rose Diderikson, Carrie Manolakos and Ceili O'Connor with Erik Sisco, PJ Verica, David Gordon, Ashley Dawn Mortensen, Geoffrey Kidwell, Emily Kay Shrader and David Tomczak.
The band includes Josh Samuels on drums, Dennis Michael Keefe on bass and Chris Lane on guitar. William Demaniow will also be featured on piano.
Cronin is the composer/lyricist and co-book writer (with Alicia Dempster) of Welcome to My Life, and composer/lyricist of 'Til Death Do Us Part with book writer Allen Mogol; "untitled," with a book by award-winning playwright Crystal Skillman and Kate Pazakis; Caty Bridgewater for Step Theatre Company; and Then I Met You: A Song Cycle. He is a co-writer of That's Andy and has written music for the web series Thank You, Next. Cronin is a graduate of Yale University, a member of ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild. His debut CD "Reach The Sky" is available on iTunes and Amazon and in stores.
Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 cover charge plus a $10 food/drink minimum; for reservations call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.BirdlandJazz.com.