On Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., Birdland and BroadwayWorld are presenting Darius de Haas “Let Me Carry You This Christmas” streamed from the Radio Free Birdland stage.
Holiday memories, joy, cheer and most of all, great music! Darius de Haas has performed in the original Broadway productions of RENT, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Shuffle Along and the hit TV show “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (he’s the singing voice of “Shy Baldwin”).
Interweaving musical tributes to Nat King Cole, Whitney Houston, and Sarah Vaughan as well as his own musical family, Darius will sing songs celebrating cherished loved ones and heroes including “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Who Would Imagine A King,” and “This Christmas.” He will also premiere his upcoming holiday single “Let Me Carry You This Christmas.” Darius de Haas enjoys a multifaceted career as a singer, recording artist and actor. On Broadway, he has been seen in Kiss of the Spider Woman, Rent, Carousel, Marie Christine, The Gershwins’ Fascinating Rhythm, and Shuffle Along.
Tickets are $20 and available for purchase here.
Other credits include Children of Eden (Papermill Playhouse), his Obie Award winning performance in Running Man (Music-Theater Group), Once On This Island (1st National Tour), The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Playwrights Horizons), Jesus Christ Superstar– Gospel (Alliance Theater), The Wiz (MUNY) and As You Like It (Delacorte/ Public Theater).TV: “Dietland,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Concerts and Recordings: Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center American Songbook, Disney Concert Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Boston Pops and numerous symphonies. His recordings include Quiet Please (Bridge Records), Day Dream: Variations on Strayhorn (PS Classics), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Soundtrack: Season 3 as well as many Original Cast Recordings. Darius is honored to serve on the International Board of Directors for Covenant House serving homeless youth throughout the US and South America and as a founding member of Black Theatre United.
Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness andWhen the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.