Jason Graae Will Offer 49 1/2 Shades of Graae in May
By Andrew Gans
Jason Graae, the singing actor whose Broadway credits include A Grand Night for Singing, Falsettos and Stardust, will offer 49 1/2 Shades of Graae next month at Birdland.
Graae, who can currently be seen Off-Broadway in the York Theatre Company production of Inventing Mary Martin, will play the famed jazz venue May 5 and 12 at 7 PM.
Heather Lee directs the evenings with musical direction by John Boswell.
Jason Graae starred on Broadway in A Grand Night for Singing, Falsettos, Stardust and Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, and appeared in the Hollywood Bowl concert version of The Music Man as Marcellus Washburn. His Off-Broadway credits include roles in Forever Plaid; Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (Drama Desk nomination); Olympus On My Mind; and All in the Timing. Graae also starred in the Reprise! concerts of Of Thee I Sing!, Anything Goes and The Boys from Syracuse.
His latest CD, released in August 2011, is a live recording of Perfect Hermany produced by Kritzerland Records.
Birdland is located at 315 W. 44th St. For tickets call (212) 581-3080 or visit BirdlandJazz.com.
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