Cole Escola will celebrate the career of Janet Jackson at Justin Sayre's The Meeting on May 18.
Cole Escola will celebrate the career of Janet Jackson at Justin Sayre's The Meeting on May 18.

Cole Escola, Nadia Quinn, and John Early have been announced as the guests who will be on hand to celebrate the career of pop diva Janet Jackson at the next installment The Meeting, hosted by Justin Sayre. The event will take place at the Public Theater's Joe's Pub on May 18 at 9:30pm. Additional guests are to be announced.

A combination of outrageous comedy, politics, and cultural commentary, The Meeting features an iconic artist or cultural work held in high esteem by the gay community. Honorees are selected by the show's creator, writer, and host Justin Sayre, who brings in additional guest performers to add to the evening's program.

Upcoming 2014 shows include Night of a Thousand Judys on June 16. This concert presentation of The Meeting benefiting Ali Forney Center will return for its fourth annual installment. In its first three years, these Judy Garland tributes starred diverse talent such as Martha Wash, Carolee Carmello, Justin Vivian Bond, Madeleine Peyroux, Karen Mason, Tonya Pinkins, and more.

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