TheaterMania Logo
Theater News

Esparza, Minnelli, Neuwirth, Vereen, et al. Set for Katrina Benefit on Broadway logo
Liza Minnelli
(Photo © Joseph Marzullo)
Dozens of Broadway performers will take the stage of the Gershwin Theatre on Sunday, September 25 at 8:30pm to participate in Broadway's Celebrity Benefit for Hurricane Relief. All of the profits from the event, which is being produced by company members of Wicked, will go directly to America's Second Harvest and Quilts for Kids, two charitable organizations working directly with the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Set to appear are Bryan Batt, Shoshana Bean, Victoria Clark, Charlotte D'Amboise, Jill Eikenberry, Raúl Esparza, Shuler Hensley, Megan Hilty, Bill Irwin, Brian d'Arcy James, Isabel Keating, Adriane Lenox, Terrence Mann, Rue McClanahan, Michael McElroy, Liza Minnelli, Julia Murney, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O'Hara, Denis O'Hare, David Hyde Pierce, Carole Shelley, Christopher Sieber, Michael Tucker, Ben Vereen, and Frederick Weller.

Also scheduled to perform in the benefit are The Broadway Inspirational Voices and the casts of The Light in the Piazza, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, All Shook Up, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Wicked.

Tickets for Broadway's Celebrity Benefit for Hurricane Relief are priced at $100 and $300. They are available at the Gershwin Theatre box office or by calling 212-307-4100.

Tagged in this Story