Tim Gunn
(© Bravo)
Tim Gunn
(© Bravo)
Project Runway's Tim Gunn and writer Bill Russell will host a special benefit performance of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, written by Russell and Janet Hood, at the Laurie Beechman Theater at the West Bank Cafe at 6pm on Sunday, October 19, with a portion of proceeds to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The production is directed by Brad Caswell with musical direction by Julie McBride and choreography by Venita McLemore.

The show, a song cycle inspired by the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, will also have regular performances at the Beechman at 7 pm on Fridays, October 10 and 17 and 3 pm on Saturday, October 11.

In addition to Caswell and McLemore, the cast will include Michael Beatty, Ken Bolander, Jane Brockman, Charlie Coniglio, Carla Davenport, Phillip Deyesso, Rhonda Dodd, Jill Edwards, Morgan Foxworth, Scott Fried, Amy Garson, Tracy Grant, Jarrod Hicks, John Kevin Jones, Mike Lesser, Gary Lizardo, Michael Lundy, India McDonald, Jimmy Moon, Terry Olear, Miles Phillips, Rebecka Ray, Dan Renkin, Beatrice Rigaud, Troy Valjean Rucker, Tiffany Smetak, Joey Stocks, Sandra Trullinger, Nikki Van Cassele, Alyssa Van Gorder, Nefeli Vasiliadou, Ricardo Valdez, Kimberly Vaughn, Joshua Warr, Miranda Wilkins, DaRon Williams, and Kit Williams.

For tickets and information, call 212-695-6909.