WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
This benefit concert celebrates the 2002 Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Performing are multi-Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Tony winners Gavin Creel and Harriet Harris, and other original cast members. Creative team members Michael Mayer (director), Rob Ashford (choreographer), and Michael Rafter (musical director) helm the evening. With a book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, music by Jeanine Tesori, and lyrics by Scanlan, Thoroughly Modern Millie was the 2002-03 season's most celebrated show, nominated for 12 Tonys and winning six, including Best Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Foster), Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Harris), Best Costume Design (Martin Pakledinaz), Best Choreography (Ashford), and Best Orchestrations (Doug Besterman and Ralph Burns). This one-night-only benefit raises money for the Actors Fund, a human services organization that helps everyone in entertainment and performing arts.