Jim Caruso's Cast Party and TheaterMania.com present The Songs of Deborah Abramson. This concert is a continuation of Broadway at Birdland, a series of Monday and Tuesday concerts featuring top Broadway stars, cabaret performers and songwriters at the legendary Birdland.
Deborah Abramson, frequent Musical Director (most recently Bernarda Alba), steps away from the piano and gives the stage to 2006 Tony nominees Manoel Felciano (Sweeney Todd) and Megan Lawrence (The Pajama Game), plus Sally Wilfert (Assassins, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), Michael Winther (Drama Desk Nominee for Songs From An Unmade Bed), Charlie Brady (Les Miserables and Mamma Mia tours) and special guest Theresa McCarthy (Floyd Collins, Titanic). The concert pairs Deborah's music with lyrics by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin (Tony-winning lyricist and book-writer for ...Spelling Bee), Peter Mills, Amanda Yesnowitz, and Nathan Tysen. Musical Director is Marco Paguia.
Composer Deborah Abramson is a graduate of the NYU Musical Theatre Program. Her composing credits include Travels With My Discontent (Barrington Stage Company), Songs of Innocence and Experience (with William Finn), Marco Polo (with Peter Mills) and Seasick (with Judson Pearce Morgan). Abramson's musical director/associate musical director credits include Bernarda Alba, Dessa Rose, James Joyce's The Dead and My Life with Albertine.