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Joan Ryan

May 16 | Thu | Doors: 5:30 pm / Show: 7PM | $20 and up
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Joan Ryan is the winner of Broadway World's Top Female Cabaret Artist. Her four-octave range led to a recent appearance at famed Carnegie Hall followed by a performance at Lincoln Center. Starring roles include LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, FOOTLOOSE, LES MISERABLES, NUNSENSE, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, ANGRY HOUSEWIVES, NITE CLUB CONFIDENTIAL. Joan originated the role of Judy Denmark/Ginger Del Marco in RUTHLESS! for which she was costumed by Bob Mackie and immortalized in a caricature by the legendary artist Hirschfeld. Joan's self-titled debut solo recording remains a best-selling CD. Her other recordings include the cast albums of RUTHLESS!, SONDHEIM: A CELEBRATION, STROUSE, SCHWARTZ AND SCHWARTZ, LERNER-LOEWE AND LANE, DREAM: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY MERCER and JEROME KERN: LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Television audiences know Joan from her long-running role as Tina Pallodrino, on SAVED BY THE BELL. She spent two years in the role of Kathleen Houghton, everyone's favorite psychiatrist, on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Joan has also been featured on THE TODAY SHOW, THE TONIGHT SHOW and numerous guest starring TV roles. Variety shows include FOREVER YOUNG with Jason Alexander and ONE NIGHT ONLY with Steve Carell, Forest Whitaker and Eric McCormack. Joan was featured at the Hollywood Bowl in Leonard Bernstein's MASS. She was honored to have performed the national anthem for the Lakers and the Harlem Globe Trotters at the Staples Center. Her recent return to New York City with her one-woman show JOAN RYAN LIVE! has been met with both critical and public acclaim and continues to sell out around the country. Her newest show BRAVA BROADWAY Celebrating The Great Ladies Of Musical Theatre will premiere in Las Vegas in 2019.

Venue: Birdland Jazz Club

315 W 44th St #5402 Map
212-581-3080