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Chris Colfer, John Stamos, Kelli O'Hara, and More Pay Tribute to Polly Bergen

The memorial concert will be held at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre

The Broadway, television, and film community will pay tribute to Emmy-winning actress Polly Bergen at the American Airlines Theatre on March 26.

Some of show business' biggest stars will come together on March 26 for A Tribute to Polly Bergen to be held at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre, from 3pm-4:30pm. An Emmy Award-winning actress and singer, Bergen's career spanned over six decades in television, film, Broadway musicals, and concerts. She died of natural causes on September 20 at the age of 84.

The celebration of Bergen's life and career will be produced by Rex Reed and Michael Alden with creative consultant Deborah Grace Winer. The lineup of participants currently includes Christine Andreas, Harry Belafonte, Marge Champion, Chris Colfer, Arlene Dahl, Blythe Danner, Raúl Esparza, Michael Feinstein, Mark Hamill, Gregory Harrison, Judith Ivey, Chris Matthews, Phyllis Newman, Kelli O'Hara, Liz Smith, John Stamos, John Waters, and Treat Williams.

Highlights of Bergen's career include her Emmy Award-winning performance in 1958 as the alcoholic torch singer Helen Morgan on TV's Playhouse 90 anthology series. She earned Emmy nominations for her roles in the acclaimed The Winds of War and War and Remembrance miniseries. Later in her career, she also appeared on The Sopranos, Commander in Chief, and Desperate Housewives, for which she earned another Emmy nomination.

Bergen's film credits include Kisses for My President with Fred MacMurray, Move Over Darling with Doris Day and James Garner, and the classic 1962 suspense thriller Cape Fear, with Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum. Thirty-nine years later, Bergen earned a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in a revival of Stephen Sondheim's Follies. She also appeared on Broadway in the 1998 revival of Cabaret and the 2003 comedy Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks.

A limited number of tickets will be made available to the general public on the day of the tribute.

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