Michael Longoria "Merry Christmas Darling" Album Release Concert Monday, December 10 at 8:30 Birdland Theater
Birdland Theater is proud to announce that Broadway performer Michael Longoria will be celebrating his new CD, "Merry Christmas Darling," with a concert on Monday, December 10 at 8:30pm.
Original Jersey Boy Michael Longoria invites you to his Birdland concert debut, celebrating the Broadway Records release of his Christmas album, "Merry Christmas Darling." Following the release of his debut solo album, "Broadway Brick By Brick," Michael Longoria sings us home for the holidays with a collection of his Christmas favorites. "Merry Christmas Darling," a romantic holiday show with a throwback '60s vibe, will make you want to hang up your stocking, snuggle up by the fireplace, and get into the Christmas spirit. Longoria's winter wonderland love-note includes standards like "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," and "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," woven with modern day classics like "All I Want For Christmas Is You," and "Last Christmas," and featuring a brand new Christmas song, "Merry Me This Christmas." Rona Siddiqui will perform as Musical Director/Pianist.
Michael is best known for his star turn on Broadway as Frankie Valli in the Tony Award Winning musical Jersey Boys. Hollywood born and Broadway bound, Longoria trained at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, then traveled to the east coast to attend NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned himself a BFA in Drama. Michael made his Broadway debut in the smash hit musical Hairspray (2003 Tony award for Best Musical), later creating the role of Joey in the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys (2006 Tony award for Best Musical) before taking over the role of Frankie Valli and taking his career to new heights beginning with performing solo for hundreds of thousands of fans in Times Square for Broadway On Broadway. He went on to numerous performances on television, including "Broadway Under The Stars: A Tribute To Harold Prince", The US Open and the "America's Got Talent", season nine finale with Susan Boyle and Shakira. His journey recently led him back to Atlantic City with feature performance in That's Life! with Joe Piscopo at Caesar's. Other theatrical credits include Peter Pan in Peter Pan & Wendy at the Prince Music Theater, for which he earned a Barrymore Award nomination for Best Actor in a musical; Chino in West Side Story at the Walnut Street Theatre; Mark in A Chorus Line at Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center; and Chuck in Avenue X at the Abe Burrows Theater. In Europe, he performed the role of Paul in the German Tour of A Chorus Line, and Baby John in West Side Story at the famed Teatro alla Scala-Milan. As a singer-songwriter, Longoria has shared his one of a kind talent at such venues as New York City's CB's Gallery, Cutting Room, Joe's Pub, The Knitting Factory, and Caroline's on Broadway
Venue: Birdland Jazz Club
315 W. 44th Street Map
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