Directed by Jamie McGonnigal and Xanadu's Marty Thomas with music direction by Randy Redd, the evening features a mix of theatre stars performing their favorite country tunes. Show time is 11:30 PM. Those scheduled to perform include Whitney Bashor (Fantasticks, Whistle Down the Wind), Nick Blaemire (Cry-Baby, Glory Days), Kristy Cates (Wicked), Danny Calvert (Altar Boyz), Chris Dilley (Kinsey Six), Emily Drennan (Toxic Audio), Tracy Jai Edwards (Legally Blonde), Chris Jackson (In the Heights, Lion King), Kyle Dean Massey (Xanadu), Lea Michele (Spring Awakening), Kate Pazakis (Jerry Springer The Opera), Jennifer Simard (Spelling Bee), Marty Thomas (Xanadu, Wicked), Katie Thompson and Clarke Thorell (Hairspray, Lonestar Love).
A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Free Arts NYC, a "volunteer-based nonprofit established to bring the healing power of the arts to children and families who face poverty, homelessness, and other risk factors." For more information visit www.freeartsnyc.org.
Tickets, priced $30, are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or by visiting www.joespub.com. Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street.