Errico's new show is titled Blue Skies and Lullabies and will feature songs from her forthcoming CD, "Lullabies and Wildflowers," which is scheduled for a Mother's Day 2008 release on the Velour/Universal Records label. Mary Cleere Haran directs Errico's latest cabaret act, which will also include tunes by Judy Collins, Gershwin, Sammy Kahn and Errico's brother, Mike Errico.
Melissa Errico began her professional career portraying Cosette in Les Misérables, and she followed with leading Broadway roles in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society, Amour (Tony nomination) and Dracula, plus roles in the City Center Encores! productions of Call Me Madam and One Touch of Venus. She appeared in a production of Threepenny Opera at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and her recent Off-Broadway credits include Finian's Rainbow and Aunt Dan and Lemon. She also starred in the Hollywood Bowl presentations of Camelot and The Sound of Music. Errico's debut solo recording was titled "Blue Like That."
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $30 cover charge and $10 food-drink minimum. Call (212) 581-3080 for reservations or visit wwww.birdlandjazz.com.
Upcoming Broadway at Birdland concerts include Scott Alan (Jan. 7, 2008), Phyllis Newman & Friends (Jan. 21), Kirby & Beverly Ward (Feb. 3), The Marcy & Zina Show (Feb. 10) and Amanda Green (Feb. 17).