Following the discussion, which begins at 7pm, Stritch and musical director Rob Bowman will perform excerpts from her recent cabaret show Elaine Stritch: At Home at the Carlyle...Again.
Stritch is best known for her work in such Broadway shows as Sail Away, Company, A Delicate Balance, and her solo show Elaine Stritch: At Liberty. She was a 2008 Emmy Award nominee for her guest starring role on NBC's 30 Rock.
Tickets including a VIP cocktail party at 6pm with Stritch and Smith are $125; show only tickets are $75. Seating is limited. For reservations and information, visit www.gaycenter.org,