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Debbie Gravitte

Debbie Gravitte

November 6, 2017

Monday 11/6

Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$35.00

Debbie Gravitte
Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte
Celebrates Her New CD
“Big Band Broadway”
With A 16-Piece Big Band
Monday, November 6 at 7pm
Birdland



The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to welcome back Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte to the stage on Monday, November 6 at 7pm. Gravitte, along with a 16-piece big band will bring “Big Band Broadway” to the iconic music room.

To celebrate the release of her latest studio album, “Big Band Broadway,” Debbie Gravitte brings her 16 piece big band to the Birdland stage this November. Expect swinging orchestrations, blaring brass, and “one of the best voices on Broadway” (Associated Press). You’ve never heard “Surrey With The Fringe on Top” sound anything like this!



One of Broadway's biggest personalities, Debbie Gravitte has found herself in demand from the Broadway Stage to the concert stage and beyond. She won the prestigious Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in JEROME ROBBINS’ BROADWAY, along with a Drama Desk Award Nomination and New York Showstopper Award. After making her Broadway debut in the original cast of THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG, she went on to appear in: PERFECTLY FRANK (DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION), BLUES IN THE NIGHT, AIN’T BROADWAY GRAND, ZORBA, CHICAGO, and LES MISERABLES. Debbie has appeared in the ENCORES series productions of THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE, TENDERLOIN, and CARNIVAL at New York’s CITY CENTER.


She has appeared as Reno Sweeney in ANYTHING GOES, LOVE LIFE at the Walnut St. Theatre and the West Coast Premiere of THE GOODBYE GIRL.



Debbie has performed her nightclub act worldwide, from New York’s RAINBOW AND STARS, 54 BELOW, BIRDLAND to London’s PIZZA ON THE PARK, and back home again to Atlantic City, where she’s had the honor of performing with JAY LENO, HARRY ANDERSON, and the legendary GEORGE BURNS.

A favorite with Symphony audiences, she has sung with over 175 Orchestras around the world. She has toured with KEITH LOCKHART AND THE BOSTON POPS, appeared with LANG LANG and the CHINESE PHILHARMONIC in Beijing, along with PETER NERO AND THE PHILLY POPS, NATIONAL SYMPHONY (with Marvin Hamlisch), THE NY POPS with the legendary Skitch Henderson, ATLANTA SYMPHONY, CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA, PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY, UTAH SYMPHONY, ST. LOUIS, HOUSTON, DALLAS and SAN DIEGO SYMPHONIES.

Overseas, Debbie has sung with the MOSCOW, LONDON, AALBORG and BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS, STOCKHOLM PHILHARMONIC, the GOTESBORG and JERUSALEM SYMPHONIES, MUNICH PHILHARMONIC, the ROYAL SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA, ORCHESTRA MASSIMO DEL PALERMO and SYMPHONICA OF BRAZIL, along with THE MALAYSIAN PHILHARMONIC. This month, she will make her debut in BILBAO, SPAIN!

Debbie has three other solo CD’s to her credit: DEFYING GRAVITY, THE MGM ALBUM, and PART OF YOUR WORLD, THE MUSIC OF ALAN MENKEN. Her other recordings include: CALAMITY JANE, UNSUNG SONDHEIM, LUCKY STIFF, MISS SPECTACULAR., LOUISIANA PURCHASE, A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS, as well as MACK AND MABEL IN CONCERT: live from the DRURY LANE THEATRE among others.



Debbie has sung with the NEW YORK CITY BALLET in PETER MARTIN’S “THOU SWELL” at LINCOLN CENTER, appeared with Bette Midler in the Universal Feature, ISN’T SHE GREAT?, and can be heard as one of the voices in DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID. Debbie is the proud mother of three beautiful children. For more info, please visit www.debbiegravitte.com or www.debbietunes.com.



The Broadway at Birdland concert series takes place at Birdland, 315 West 44 Street, located in the heart of Manhattan’s theater district.




Debbie Gravitte, “Big Band Broadway”
Monday, November 6 at 7pm
Birdland, 315 West 44 Street, NYC
www.BirdlandJazz.com
$35 cover, $10 food/drink minimum per person