Hostess/producer Jamie deRoy will be bringing her multi-MAC Award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & friends, back to Birdland on Monday, October 23 at 7pm. Proceeds from the evening will benefit The Entertainment Community Fund: Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Initiative.
Special guests at Jamie deRoy & friends will be Tony Danza, Nikki M. James, Daisy Jopling, Nicolas King & Seth Sikes, and Steven Scott. The show will be directed by Barry Kleinbort, and musical directed by Ron Abel, with Ritt Henn on bass and Ray Marchica on drums.
This colorful cabaret series has been thrilling New York City audiences for the past 25 years and serves as the basis for deRoy's award-winning cable television show which spotlights well-known entertainers and newcomers that are lighting up the marquees of cabaret, theater, music and comedy. Jamie deRoy has won three Tony Awards, eight MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards and ten Telly Awards for her extensive work on both stage and screen. She has appeared onstage with Joan Rivers and has headlined at many of New York’s major clubs. She has produced nine CDs in the Jamie deRoy & friends series, all of which are available on Harbinger and PS Classics labels. (Cast subject to change.)