Will Chase, Julia Murney, Tony Yazbeck and More Will Sing Billy Joel at Birdland
By Adam Hetrick
Tony Award nominee Will Chase, Julia Murney, Tony Yazbeck and N'Kenge are among the performers who will perform the music of Billy Joel as part of the July 29 installment of The Pop Show at Birdland Jazz Club.
Created and produced by John Capo, The Pop Show celebrates the work of various pop songwriters. It is part of the Broadway at Birdland series. Benet Braun musical directs.
In addition to Chase (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Aida), Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), N'Kenge (Motown The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim) and Yazbeck (Gypsy, A Chorus Line), the concert will feature Jill Paice (A Little Night Music, Curtains, The Woman in White), Matt Shingledecker (West Side Story, Rent), A. J. Shively (Unlock'd, La Cage aux Folles), vocalist William Blake, singer-songwriter Samia Najimy Finnerty and "American Idol" contestant Erika Van Pelt.
Tickets range $30-$35, with a $10 food/beverage minimum. Birdland is located at 315 W. 44th St. Visit PopShowNYC.com.
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