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Eden Espinosa, Julie Halston, Priscilla Lopez, Billy Porter Set for December 1 Gala Honoring Jimmy Smits

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Billy Porter
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Billy Porter
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Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez and Obie Award winner Julie Halston will join previously announced stars Eden Espinosa and at a gala benefit, to be held on Thursday, December 1 at 6:30pm, to raise funds for Bridging Education and Theatre (BEAT), a TDF/ CUNY partnership helping to make New York City theater, music and dance accessible to the CUNY community.

In addition to the entertainment, the event will feature the presentation of honors to City University of New York graduates, actor Jimmy Smits, and CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein.

BEAT is a program designed to introduce the CUNY community to New York City's performing arts through a range of programs designed by TDF and tailored to the needs of the CUNY community.

For more information, tickets, and table information, call MK Event Studio at 203-298-4722 or email

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