Alexander, Channing, Daly, Fabray, Gallagher, Morse, et al. Set for Jule Styne Centennial Benefit
The event will be directed by David Galligan, with musical direction by John McDaniel. Other stars scheduled to appear include Obba Babatunde, Patrick Cassidy, Carole Cook, Nancy Dussault, Ilene Graff, Randy Graff, Sam Harris, Steve Kirwan, Dale Kristien, Vicki Lewis, Rod McKuen, Karen Morrow, Michael Nouri, Stefanie Powers, Cathy Rigby, Alice Ripley, Andrew Samansky, Sally Struthers, Bruce Vilanch, Lillias White, Jane Withers, and Jo Anne Worley.
Styne was the award-winning composer of such musicals as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Peter Pan, Bells Are Ringing, Gypsy, and Funny Girl. He also received the Academy Award for Three Coins in the Fountain.