The June 13 concert at the intimate cabaret will feature direction by Jamie McGonnigal and music direction by Jesse Vargas. Those singing the songs of the 80's will include Laura Benanti, Kevin Cahoon, Jennifer Colella, Max von Essen, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Steven Pasquale and The Broadway Boys (Jesse Nager, Telly Leung, Tyler Maynard, Peter Matthew Smith, Daniel Calvert and Michael James Scott). Ellen Foley, who was Meatloaf's partner on his 80's hit "Paradise by the Dashboard Light," will also perform. Show time is 11:30 PM. Proceeds from the event will benefit the United Nations Association HERO Campaign, "an awareness-building and fundraising initiative dedicated to helping support children living in HIV/AIDS-affected communities in sub-Saharan Africa." For more information visit www.heroaction.org.
Tickets, priced $25, are available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting www.telecharge.com. Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street.