Guys and Dolls' Burgess to Play Birdland in July

By Andrew Gans
19 Jun 2009

Tituss Burgess
Tituss Burgess

Tituss Burgess, who was most recently seen as Nicely-Nicely Johnson in the Tony-nominated revival of Guys and Dolls, will offer a concert at Birdland next month.

The singing actor, who has titled his evening Tituss Burgess & The Tight-Ass Band, will play the famed jazz venue July 27 at 7 PM. There is a $25 cover charge ($35 for premium seats) and a $10 food-drink minimum.

Tituss Burgess has also been seen on Broadway as Sebastian the Crab in The Little Mermaid, 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.

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. For reservations call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.birdlandjazz.com.