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Eddie Pendergraft, Daniel Soto, Charlie Williams, et al. to Compete in Broadway Beauty Pageant

Charlie Williams, Wes Hart, Eddie Pendergraft,
Daniel Soto, and Rickey Tripp
(© Carol Rosegg)
Contestants have been announced for The Broadway Beauty Pageant, to be held at Symphony Space, on Monday, April 19 at 8pm. As previously announced, four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh will host, with judges including Charles Busch, Christine Ebersole, and Jackie Hoffman.

The event will feature male cast members representing their respective Broadway shows, competing for the title crown through talent, interview and swimsuit competitions. Participants will include Wes Hart (Mr. West Side Story), Eddie Pendergraft (Mr. Wicked), Daniel Soto (Mr. Fela), Rickey Tripp (Mr. In The Heights), and Charlie Williams (Mr. Memphis).

The Broadway Beauty Pageant is conceived by Jeffery Self and directed by Ryan J. Davis. Proceeds will benefit of New York's Ali Forney Center, which is the nation's largest and most comprehensive organization dedicated to homeless LGBT youth.

Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit