Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer, who is well known for his roles on the TV series Cheers and Frasier and who has appeared on Broadway in Macbeth and Othello, hosts this year's edition of the annual presidential gala benefit An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, to be telecast by ABC on June 23.

Among the stars of the gala, which was taped in March 2003, are stage, film, and TV veterans Sam Waterston and Michele Lee. The roster of talent also includes Bluegrass artists Alison Krauss + Union Station; Grammy Award-winner LeAnn Rimes; country music's Lonestar; singer Brian McKnight; the United States Naval Academy Glee Club; TV star and producer George Lopez; six year-old singer Jamia Simone Nash; and Tom Scott and the American Celebration Orchestra.

For more information about Ford's Theatre, phone 202-638-0896 or visit www.fordstheatre.org.