Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominated Singer, Actress, Producer and Writer Lorna Luft along with Broadway's Constantine Rousouli and Kate Rockwell join the previously announced Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein as part of the star-studded cast for the New York City debut of SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert at XL Cabaret (XLCabaret.com) on Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 7:30pm with proceeds benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund (www.actorsfund.org).
After 3 successful years as the "must-see" Holiday event of the season in Palm Springs CA, Producer, Host and native New Yorker Scott Nevins brings SPARKLE home with him for the holidays, featuring an all-star cast of performers from the worlds of film, television, Broadway and the music industry singing in the season at this one night only extravaganza!
Currently scheduled to perform are Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Lorna Luft ("Grease 2", "Promises, Promises", "White Christmas"), Tony Award Nominee Norm Lewis ("The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess"), Tony Award Nominee Robin De Jesus ("In The Heights"), Milena Govich ("Law & Order", "Cabaret"), Daniel Reichard ("Jersey Boys", "Midtown Men"), Kate Rockwell ("Bring It On"), Constantine Rousouli ("Ghost", "Wicked"), Saycon Sengbloh ("Wicked", "Fela!", "AIDA"), Erin Quill (Original Cast Member of Broadway's "Avenue Q"), Jenna Leigh Green ("Wicked", "Sabrina: the Teenage Witch"), The Glamazons ("America's Got Talent"), multi award winning Cabaret artist Anne Steele, and international recording artist Kelly King. The evening will feature a special reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by legendary Tony Award Winner Harvey Fierstein and will be hosted by Scott Nevins (truTV's "The Smoking Gun Presents"). The band will be lead by Chris Kong with Music Supervision and Arrangements by Jesse Vargas.
"I could not be more thrilled to have Lorna Luft ,Constantine Rousouli and Kate Rockwell join the already stellar line up we have for this concert" says Producer and Host Scott Nevins, "I've always wanted to bring SPARKLE to New York City, and after hearing about the special outreach work that The Actors Fund is doing with victims of Hurricane Sandy, it felt like it was the perfect fit and the right time to bring this event home with me for the holidays. Being able to do it with an incredible line up like this is a total dream come true."
General Admission Tickets for the show are $65 each; VIP Tickets (which include premium reserved seating and a private VIP Meet & Greet) are $100 each; and Standing room tickets are $45 each. General Admission and VIP Tickets have a 2 drink minimum. An a la carte menu of food from KTCHN is available at the show. To purchase tickets or to get more information about the evening, please visit www.XLCabaret.com.