Disaster! Star Lacretta to Join Daniel Reichard in His Guide to Christmas
The special holiday concert created by Jersey Boys' original Bob Gaudio will play Birdland.
Lacretta, recent star of the Broadway musical Disaster!, will join Daniel Reichard, original star of Broadway's Jersey Boys, for his annual New York City holiday show Daniel Reichard's Guide to Christmas at Birdland December 17-19. The event is directed by Patrick McCollum.
The evening of stories and songs features an eclectic musical program, featuring lively arrangements of Christmas classics, Hanukkah favorites, and romantic tunes from the Great American Songbook. Reichard will be backed by a full band, with Jesse Vargas music-directing and writing musical arrangements. Guide to Christmas is written by Reichard, Patrick McCollum, and Mark Noonan.
Reichard created the role of Bob Gaudio in the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys and currently tours with vocal group the Midtown Men. Created with his Jersey Boys costars, the Midtown Men has played over 600 concerts worldwide, recorded two albums, and performed two public television specials.
Lacretta marked her Broadway debut with Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick's Disaster!, and was most recently seen in the world premiere of Bill Russell and Janet Hood's musical Unexpected Joy at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre. She has been seen in the national touring casts of The Book of Mormon and Buddy Holly.