Karen Mason, James Barbour and Janet Dacal Sing Frank Wildhorn Tunes at Birdland Sept. 17

By Andrew Gans
September 17, 2012

Broadway at Birdland's monthly concert series Frank & Friends, which celebrates the music of Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn, continues Sept. 17.

Joining composer Wildhorn onstage are Janet Dacal (Wonderland, In The Heights), Karen Mason (upcoming Rebecca) and James Barbour (upcoming Rebecca). Show time is 7 PM. Jason Howland is musical director.

Proceeds from the evening benefit the Actors Fund.

Wildhorn's Broadway offerings include Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Civil War (Tony-nominated for Best Score), Dracula, Victor/Victoria, Wonderland and Bonnie & Clyde (Tony-nominated for Best Score).

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone — performers and those behind the scenes — who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 12,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online.

Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $35 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum; call (212) 581-3080 or visit BirdlandJazz.com.