Broadway at Birdland will launch a new bi-monthly series, Donna McKechnie In Good Company, in January 2014.
The first edition of the talk and variety show will be presented Jan. 6 at 7 PM at the famed jazz venue. Tommy Tune, Andrea McArdle, Faith Prince and Jerry Mitchell have all signed on to be part of the series, with dates to be announced.
Donna McKechnie In Good Company, according to press notes, "will bring the Tony winner’s conversational skills to the forefront, and provide a stage for unique, one-time-only musical moments with Broadway’s most celebrated and iconic artists."
These events will be produced for Birdland by Wayne Gmitter.
Donna McKechnie, the Tony Award-winning star of A Chorus Line, has just completed filming a feature role in "36 Saints," which will be released next year, and recently appeared in John Doyle’s Ten Cents A Dance at the McCarter Theatre and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Some of McKechnie’s Broadway/theatre credits include How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (national tour), The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N,Sondheim – A Musical Tribute (which she also choreographed), On The Town, Promises, Promises,Company and State Fair, for which she received the Fred Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer.
There will be a $30 cover charge for all seats plus a $10 food/drink minimum. For tickets and more information, visit www.birdlandjazz.com. For more information and reservations call (212) 581-3080.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You