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KT Sullivan

KT Sullivan

May 21, 2018

Monday 5/21

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

$30.00

KT Sullivan
Singer KT Sullivan
Returns to Birdland
"A Swing Time Kern-U-Copia"
Monday, May 21 at 7pm

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is thrilled to announce that cabaret superstar KT Sullivan will return to the historic stage on Monday, May 21 at 7pm.

KT Sullivan celebrates the master melodist Jerome Kern with songs both obscure ("Raggedy Ann" and "Bungalow In "Quogue") and classic ("Bill", "All the Things You Are" and, yes, "Old Man River"). Buoyed by jazz greats Jon Weber on piano and Steve Doyle on bass, KT will surprise with hot tunes In Swing Time.

KT Sullivan was named artistic director of The Mabel Mercer Foundation in 2012. She starred in the Broadway revival of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and headlined for almost two decades in The Oak Room of The Algonquin Hotel. One of the shows she created there, "Rhyme, Women, and Song," was presented this season in a one hour presentation on PBS' WNET 13. Besides regular appearances In such New York venues as The Laurie Beechman Theatre and 54 Below, she stars annually at The Crazy Coqs in London, and has been showcased at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall,The Kennedy Center, The Spoleto Festival, The Chichester Festival, La Nouvelle Eve in Paris, and The Adelaide Festival in Australia. She guest starred on Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion, was the star vocalist on two tours of China with The Manhattan Symphonie, and was twice named one of The Top 100 Irish Americans by Irish America Magazine. On that note, she is proud to be married to Steve Downey, president of The New York Browning Society.

KT Sullivan
"A Swing Time Kern-U-Copia"
Monday, May 21 at 7pm
$30 cover, $10 food/drink minimum per person
www.BirdlandJazz.com