Julie Halston, most recently on Broadway in the musical adaptation of Tootsie, returns to Birdland Jazz Club January 30.
The stage and screen star's latest show, entitled Back by Popular Demand, begins at 7 PM. Halston will assess the state of the world, the state of her life, and the state of her hair. The evening will also be live-streamed.
For her performance in the Broadway revival of You Can’t Take It With You, Halston received the Richard Seff Award from Actors’ Equity Association, as well as Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. Her other Broadway appearances include On the Town, Anything Goes, Hairspray, Gypsy, and Twentieth Century, for which she received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination. Halston is a founding member of Charles Busch’s Theatre in Limbo, and has co-starred with Busch in Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, The Tribute Artist, and her Drama Desk Award-nominated performances in The Divine Sister and Red Scare on Sunset. Her solo show, Julie Halston’s Lifetime of Comedy, earned an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination. Her screen credits include Gossip Girl, The Good Fight, Almost Family, Divorce, and Sex and the City.
Halston also received the 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award, recognizing a member of the theatre community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian, social service, or charitable organizations. She was honored for her dedication and advocacy in raising funds and awareness for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.