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Raul Esparza, Becki Newton, Tonya Pinkins, et al. Set for Broadway Backwards 5 logo
Becki Newton
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Tituss Burgess, Mario Cantone, Raul Esparza, Becki Newton, and Tonya Pinkins will join previously announced performers Gary Beach, Len Cariou, Tony Goldwyn, Aaron Lazar, Michele Lee, and Julia Murney at Broadway Backwards 5, to be held at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theatre, on Monday, February 22 at 8pm. Florence Henderson will host the show.

The annual event features performers singing tunes usually associated with the opposite gender. The event's creator, Robert Bartley, will direct and choreograph the show, which will feature musical direction by Wayne Barker. The event is being presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, and will benefit both organizations.

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