As of press time, those scheduled to lend their voices to this evening of "jazzy holiday standards" include Side Show's Alice Ripley, recent Chess star Julia Murney, Avenue Q's Ann Harada, Dance of the Vampires' Max von Essen and A Man of No Importance's Jessica Molaskey. The 7 PM concert will also boast a jazz quartet, featuring the talents of Danette Holden, Nina Henessey, Amy Luce and Michael Gruber.
Gruber and Steve Marzullo are responsible for the evening's arrangements. Marzullo will also be featured on the piano with Everett Bradley on percussion.
There is a $15 cover charge for the concert and a $15 food-drink minimum. The King Kong Room is located in Manhattan at 240 West 47th Street; call (212) 921-1904. Following the concert is Jim Caruso's Cast Party at 10:30 PM.