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Waitress, Anastasia, and More to Be Featured at Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret

Women songwriters will be front and center at the annual benefit event.

Kimiko Glenn and Keala Settle in the Tony-nominated musical Waitress, written by Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Lilly Awards Foundation will present its fourth Broadway Cabaret on Monday, October 17 at the Cutting Room to celebrate the work of women songwriters. The Lilly Awards Foundation promotes and celebrates women artists by promoting gender parity at all levels of theatrical production.

The evening will include songs from some of the hottest new musicals on and off-Broadway, all written or cowritten by women and sung by Broadway stars, including Anastasia, Waitress, Sweet Charity, In Transit, Bella: An American Tall Tale, Southern Comfort, and Hadestown. The show will also previews of songs from new musicals by Tony Award nominees Susan Birkenhead (Jelly's Last Jam) and Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde).

The cabaret will be directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman with musical direction by Georgia Stitt, and is co-produced by Georgia Stitt and Amanda Green. Monica Moore serves as the Production Manager. The Lilly Awards Benefit Committee is chaired by Susan Rose and Renee Landegger.

Performances begin at 8pm with a special VIP Cocktail Reception at 6pm and a light supper at 7pm. Doors open at 6pm.

Additional performers and songwriters will be announced shortly.

For tickets and more information, click here.