Among those scheduled to appear in this year's edition of Nothing Like a Dame are Kathy Brier, Zoe Caldwell, Kathleen Chalfant, Kate Clinton, Christine Ebersole, Tovah Feldshuh, Sutton Foster, Deidre Goodwin, Amanda Green, Julie Halston, Joan Hamburg, Heather Headley, Nancy Lemenager, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Bebe Neuwirth, Phyllis Newman, Chita Rivera, Carole Shelley, and Karen Ziemba.
Also on hand will be the ladies (human and handheld) of Avenue Q, the women of Movin' Out, and the three trios of Broadway: the Dynamites of Hairspray, the Urchins of Little Shop of Horrors, and the Radio of Caroline, or Change. Liz Smith will be a special guest for the event, and some surprise guests are promised.
Tickets for the event range in price from from $50 for general seating in the balcony to $5,000, which includes two Grande Dame tickets, a full page tribute in the program, and a Benefactor listing in the invitation and program. All proceeds benefit The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative of The Actors' Fund of America. Click here to order tickets on line or call BC/EFA at 212-840-0770.