Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard
in The Phantom of the Opera
Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard
in The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway veteran J. Mark McVey will join previously announced headliners Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard -- who have starred respectively as The Phantom and Christine in the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera -- for the Bickford Theatre's benefit, Masquerade: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Greatest Hits, to be held Saturday, April 18 beginning at 6:30 pm.

The evening will feature some of the best-loved songs from the mega hits composed by the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning composer, including songs from Cats, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Boulevard, Jesus Christ Superstar, Song & Dance, Starlight Express, Aspects of Love, Whistle Down the Wind, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

The cast will also include Julie Waldman-Stiel (The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, National Tour), Rachel Cohen (Evita, Cats National Tour), Mark Montague, Jennifer Montague, Christopher A. Budinich, and Jodi Chekofsky.

This fundraiser will benefit the theater's audio and visual assisted performances and scholarships for underprivileged at its performing arts school.

For more information, visit www.bickfordtheatre.org.