In the true spirit of the holidays, Broadway's Craig Bierko, Alice Ripley, Adam Pascal, Sherie Rene Scott, Norbert Leo Butz and Norm Lewis will perform at the Dec. 21 benefit for seven-year-old Aria Lams, daughter of musical director Jeff Lams (The Civil War). The young girl faces her second and final bone marrow transplant. Tickets for the benefit are $20 at the door.
Also performing will be Richard Kind ("Spin City"), Mario Cantone (The Crumple Zone), John Ellison Conlee (The Full Monty), Sara Ramirez (Barrio Babies, The Capeman), Clarke Thorell (Saturday Night, Titanic), Greg Naughton, cast members from Jane Eyre, Adrianne Lennox (Kiss Me, Kate), Delisco (Ragtime), Jerry Dixon (Bubbly Black Girl), Jonathan Dukuchitz (Tommy, Company) and Gavin DeGraw.
The "Bring in the Holidays With a Sh-K-Boom" benefit will be held at the Cutting Room. The Cutting Room, a new restaurant owned by The Best Man's Chris Noth, is located at 19 West 24th Street. For more information, call Noah Cornman at (646) 505 0496. Reservations can be e mailed to BoomRoom@sh k boom.com. For more information on Aria Lams or to donate to her fun, write ariabenefit@sh-k boom.com. Sh-K-Boom Records is on the web at http://www.sh-k boomrecords.com.