Bill Dawes, Kelly Grant, Oscar Hammerstein III Set for "That Theatre Show" Benefit Debut

News   Bill Dawes, Kelly Grant, Oscar Hammerstein III Set for "That Theatre Show" Benefit Debut "That Theatre Show," a new talk show consisting of both interviews and performances featuring New York theatre's finest, will debut Nov. 15 at The Iguana New York at 8 PM.

The show is open to the public. Part of the proceeds from the premiere episode will go to the Food Bank for New York City.

Oscar Andrew Hammerstein III, the author of "The Hammersteins: A Musical Theatre Family," and Bill Dawes, currently appearing on Broadway in Lombardi, will be the show's guests.

Russell Fisher (Jersey Boys), Kelly Grant (Company) and Correy West (South Pacific) will perform. They will be accompanied by Brad Gardner on piano, John Gundrumon on guitar, Michael Pagnotta on alto saxophone and R.J. Rabin on drums.

Neal Bennington and Sahar Helmy will produce the show.

Broadway-themed items will be raffled off as part of the event to benefit the Food Bank. They will include a one-hour vocal coaching session with Broadway vocal coach Michael Lavine, Broadway posters and Playbills. Bennington said in a statement, "The purpose of this new endeavor is to bring awareness, through different charitable organizations, and show that theater is unlike any other experience."

The Iguana New York is located at 240 West 54th Street. Tickets are $12 for reservations in advance and $15 at the door. Call (212) 765-5454. For more information, visit thattheatreshow.com.

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