Part of the Queer Songbook series, the 7 PM evening is titled Wine, Women and Song: The Music of Steve Marzullo. In addition to Harada, Michelle Blakely, Sally Wilfert, Suzanne Fiore and Rachel Ulanet will also interpret Marzullo's works. The composer will also be on hand for the one-night-only event.
A musical director, pianist and conductor, Steve Marzullo has worked on such Broadway shows as Once On This Island, Ragtime, Mamma Mia!, Grease!, Seussical and Falsettos. He also wrote contributed songs to The Audience and Songs from an Unmade Bed. Marzullo's compositions have been sung by Audra McDonald and Michael Winther.
Ann Harada created the role of Christmas Eve in the Tony-winning musical Avenue Q. She has also been seen on the Main Stem in Seussical and M. Butterfly, and her other theatrical credits include Falsettoland; The Moment When; 1,2,3,4,5; Working; Golden Child; Scapin; and Das Barbecü. Harada was also part of the benefit concerts of Chess and Children of Eden.
The LGBT Center is located in Manhattan at 208 West 13th Street. To purchase tickets — $10 (members), $15 (non members), call (212) 620-7310, ext. 274. Visit www.gaycenter.org for more information.