All the World's a Stage" and the best of Broadway will come together to celebrate that fact in a one-night-only performance on November 18 at 8 p.m. at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Scheduled to be in attendance are Tony Award-winners Nathan Lane, Barbara Cook, Cy Coleman, Tommy Tune, Randy Graff, Judy Kaye and Tony nominated-star of The King and I, Lou Diamond Phillips. The benefit will also feature 42 other Broadway singers and dancers including Stephen Bogardus, Jason Graae, Natalie Toro, Meg Bussert, Yoshinobu Kuribayashi, Joseph Mahowald, Karen Prunzik, Timothy Shew, Lillias White, The Manhattan Rhythm Kings and many more. Jane Powell is to host the event.
One hundred percent of the proceeds from "All the World's a Stage" is to go to Variety -- The Children's Charity, an international organization dedicated to assisting the sick, disabled, abused, abandoned and neglected children and the National Alliance for Excellence, an organization dedicated to supporting the education and career goals of America's outstanding students.
Toshu Fukami, founder and chairman of International Foundation For Arts & Culture (IFAC) will be making his American debut conducting the title song "All the World's a Stage," which was written for the event by David Friedman.
Tickets range from $25 to $75 and are available through CarnegieCharge, (212) 247-7800 and Carnegie Hall Box Office. --By Katia Lundy