, Diana DeGarmo and Eden Espinosa
have joined the starry line-up of Miscast
, MCC Theater's 20th Anniversary Spring Gala Benefit performance. The show will be presented
on Monday, March 13th at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street, NYC).
show is "a star-studded musical revue featuring some of Broadway's
biggest names singing show tunes in roles they would never, ever
perform," according to press notes. The evening, supported in part by Kenneth Cole
New York, will feature Cantone (Laugh Whore, Assassins
), "American Idol" star DeGarmo (Hairspray
) and Espinosa (Wicked, Brooklyn
) as well as
), Ana Gasteyer
), Brian D'Arcy James (White Christmas
), and Matthew
Morrison (The Light in the Piazza
). Musical direction will be provided by Phil Reno (The Drowsy Chaperone
The benefit will also honor theater producer Carole Shorenstein Hays
(Doubt; Julius Caesar
starring Denzel Washington
; Gem of the Ocean; Caroline, or Change; Take Me Out; Topdog/Underdog
) for her significant contribution to the NY theatrical community.
evening will begin at 6:30pm with cocktails. There will be welcomes,
dinner and the awards presentation at 7:30pm, followed by dessert and
9:00pm performances. Portions of the proceeds from MCC Theater's 2006
Spring Gala will help
fund its Playwright's Coalition for new and emerging writers; and its
Education & Community Outreach program, which brings theater to
nearly 1,000 NYC high school students each year.
Individual tickets range from $350-$2,500. Tables of 10 are $7,500 (silver), $12,000 (gold) and $20,000 (platinum). For Miscast
reservations, please call (212) 727-7722 x233.
for more information.