Sean McDermott & Cassidy Place in the Theater
April 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Broadway veteran Sean McDermott, star of Falsettos, Starlight Express, Grease and the original cast of Miss Saigon, is thrilled to be performing at The Birdland Theater on Monday, April 17 at 8:30pm. Sean will be singing songs from his Broadway repertoire as well as classic standards by Cy Coleman, Leiber & Stoller, Henry Mancini, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Michel Legrand, and Rodgers & Hart. Sharing the stage with him will be Cassidy Place, an LA based singer/songwriter who revives music of the 50’s era; while developing a new contemporary genre of her own. Musical director for the concert will be Ron Abel.
Sean McDermott has performed all over the world with some of the most celebrated symphony orchestras. He was one of 4 Broadway Leading Men to sing alongside Barbra Streisand on her European tour, at Carnegie Hall with Bernadette Peters, and has performed for the President of the United States on three separate occasions. On Broadway Sean starred as Chris in the original company of Miss Saigon opposite Lea Salonga & Jonathan Pryce, Whizzer in Falsettos opposite Mandy Patinkin, Rusty in the original cast of Starlight Express and Danny in Grease. He starred as Billy Flynn in Chicago, Sam in Mamma Mia, Lawrence in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, the title roles in Jekyll and Hyde, Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar, Billy in Carousel, Ravenal in Showboat, The Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance, Peron in Evita, and toured Australia as Tony in the acclaimed production of West Side Story opposite Caroline O’Connor and Marina Prior. Off-Broadway, Sean starred as Larry in the 1st revival of The Boys in the Band with David Drake and James Lecesne, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in Silence! The Musical and originated the role of Mike Brady in The Brady Bunch. His television credits include The Blacklist, FBI: Most Wanted, Ray Donovan, Law & Order SVU, Desperate Housewives, Medium, Charmed and The Guiding Light. Sean appeared on The Tonight Show with both Jay Leno and Johnny Carson.
All his recordings are available on iTunes and Spotify. SeanMcDermott.com
Monday, April 17 at 8:30pm
Birdland Theater, 315 West 44 Street, NYC
www.BirdlandJazz.com or 212-581-3080