James Barbour
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
James Barbour
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
James Barbour will present holiday concerts in New York City at Bill's 1890 Restaurant & Café (December 11-19) and in Los Angeles at the Colony Theatre (December 21).

The concerts will feature special guest appearances by Broadway and Hollywood stars including Meredith Patterson (December 11), Stacy Francis (December 12), Ben Lipitz, James Moye, and Victor Hawks (December 14), Kevin Earley (December 15), Jessica Rush and Joe Cassidy (December 16), Robert Cuccioli and Michael Hayward Jones (December 17), and Michelle Wolf (December 18 and 19).

Constantine Kitsopoulos will provide musical direction for New York City's event, which will also feature a musically inspired reading of Clement Clarke Moore's planet-famous poem "The Night Before Christmas." Grammy nominee Peter Wolf will provide musical direction in Los Angeles.

Barbour recently starred in A Tale of Two Cities on Broadway, for which he received Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and Drama Desk nominations for Best Actor in a Musical. His other Main Stem credits include Assassins, Carousel, Jane Eyre, and Beauty and the Beast.