Me and Ella Star Andrea Frierson Warms Up for Broadway Jazz Session | Playbill

Cabaret & Concert News Me and Ella Star Andrea Frierson Warms Up for Broadway Jazz Session Russ Kaplan and his eight-piece band host monthly showtune concerts at Green Room 42.

New York stage actors Andrea Frierson and Chris Dilley will be guest singers at the September 10 edition of Russ Kaplan’s Broadway Jazz Session, the monthly concert series at Green Room 42 showcasing In Transit co-composer Kaplan’s jazz interpretations of current Broadway songs.

Guests for the 8 PM concert will be Frierson, the Star Search veteran who performs the solo musical salute to Ella Fitzgerald Me and Ella; and Dilley, who sings with Broadway Inspirational Voices as was featured in the Off-Broadway musical Voca People.

Upcoming fall Broadway Jazz Sessions will feature Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Chicago) on October 1, and Marva Hicks (Motown; Caroline, or Change) December 10.

Kaplan, his guests, and his eight-piece band will perform songs from shows new (Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton) and classic (Chicago, Hello, Dolly!). Kaplan is co-creator of Broadway’s In Transit, the family musical Dear Albert Einstein, and the play with music High School Confidential.

Tickets cost $20 and can be ordered by clicking here. There is no minimum charge for food or drink. More information is available at The club is located in Yotel at 570 Tenth Avenue in Manhattan.


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