Thursday, March 25, 2010


David Burtka

It will be boys night at Birdland April 12 when a host of Broadway's leading men join composer Scott Alan during his one-night-only concert. Newly announced for the 7 PM performance are David Burtka (Gypsy) and RJ Helton (first season "American Idol" finalist).

Presented by Jim Caruso's Cast Party, the evening of Alan's music will also feature the previously announced Darius de Haas (Rent), Bobby Steggert (Ragtime), Josh Lamon (Hair), Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music), Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan), Grasan Kingsberry (Finian's Rainbow), Matt Doyle (Bye Bye Birdie), Michael Seelbach (Wicked), Jay A. Johnson (Hair), The Broadway Boys and Brandon Webman.

Alan, who will accompany the performers at the piano, will also perform some of his own material. Cabaretgoers can expect to hear tunes from Alan's recordings "Dreaming Wide Awake" and "Keys" as well as songs from his upcoming recording, "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up."

Tickets are $25 and $35 plus a $10 food-drink minimum; for reservations visit Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street in Manhattan.