Carol Channing
Carol Channing
Celebrity participants have been announced for the 22nd annual Gypsy of the Year competition, to be held at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Monday, December 6 at 4:30pm and Tuesday, December 7 at 2pm. Seth Rudetsky will host the event.

Three-time Tony Award winner Carol Channing will perform in the opening number, which will be staged by choreographers Melissa Rae Mahon and Sean McKnight with musical direction by Ben Cohn, special lyrics by Rob Krausz and costumes by Brian Hemesath. It will feature some of Channing's most beloved songs.

This year's celebrity presenters include Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Cherry Jones, T.R. Knight, Judith Light, Bernadette Peters, David Hyde Pierce, Billy Porter, Colin Quinn, and Elizabeth Stanley.

This year's judges include Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, Alison Fraser, Boyd Gaines, Bebe Neuwirth, Eve Plumb, Patricia White, and Nick Wyman.

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Tickets start at $20. To purchase, or for more information, visit www.BroadwayCares.org.