An Evening With Anita Gillette & Lee Roy Reams
June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Two legendary Broadway stars in one historic evening? Birdland is thrilled to present one of our favorite leading ladies, Anita Gillette, in concert (for the first time) with iconic song-and-dance man Lee Roy Reams. Monday, June 13 is the date. 7pm is the time. These two venerated performers will sing, cavort and entertain their audience with enough show biz stories to last a lifetime! Expect material by Irving Berlin, Jerry Herman, and a celebration ot the Great American Songbook.
Anita Gillette is probably best known as Miss Mona in “Moonstruck,” or Miss Mitzi in “Shall We Dance.” Her other feature films include: “The Fitzgerald Family Christmas,” “Boys On The Side,” “Larger Than Life,” “She’s the One,” “The Guru,” “Bob Roberts,” and “The Great New Wonderful.” She has starred in fourteen Broadway shows including: Chapter Two (Tony Nomination, LA Drama Critics Award), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Carnival, Gypsy, Guys & Dolls, Don’t Drink The Water, All American, Jimmy, They’re Playing Our Song, Brighten Beach Memoirs, and Mr. President. She was Tina Fey’s mother on “30 Rock,” a series regular on “Quincy,” “Almost Grown,” and more. She was also a foil for Johnny Carson for at least 50 “Tonight Show” appearances.
Lee Roy Reams’ ten Broadway credits run the gamut from Sweet Charity, Applause, Lorelei, Hello, Dolly!, and 42nd Street to La Cage aux Folles, Beauty and the Beast, and The Producers. This concert will be his first on the historic Birdland stage!