Jamie deRoy Brings Cabaret Show to Birdland, Featuring Christina Bianco, Mike Birbiglia, and More

Cabaret & Concert News   Jamie deRoy Brings Cabaret Show to Birdland, Featuring Christina Bianco, Mike Birbiglia, and More
 
The April 15 performance, entitled Jamie deRoy & friends, benefited The Actors Fund.
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Six-time Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy presented her star-studded cabaret show, Jamie deRoy & friends, at the famed Birdland Jazz Club on April 15. The one-night-only performance served as part of Birdland's Broadway at Birdland series. Proceeds from the event went on to benefit The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Initiative, a program that provides assistance to cabaret performers with medical needs.

Among the evening's performers were Christina Bianco, known for her wide-ranging impressions of iconic performers; comedian Mike Birbiglia, whose solo show The New One enjoyed a successful limited engagement on Broadway last fall; and E. Clayton Cornelious, currently seen on Broadway in Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations.

The evening also included appearances by guitarist John Pizzarelli, Jessica Molaskey (Sunday in the Park With George), and Haley Swindal (Chicago, Jekyll & Hyde). The cabaret was directed by Barry Kleinbort, with musical direction by Ron Abel.

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