Bridge & Tunnel Tony Winner Sarah Jones Performs A Right to Care at NYC Benefit

News   Bridge & Tunnel Tony Winner Sarah Jones Performs A Right to Care at NYC Benefit Bridge & Tunnel Tony Award honoree Sarah Jones will return to New York City for a benefit performance of her A Right to Care Sept. 19 at the Hudson Theatre.

The one-night-only event will mark the work's New York City premiere. A question and-answer session with the performer will follow the show. Proceeds will go to the Health and Hospitals Corp. Foundation.

Originally commissioned by the Kellogg Foundation "to explore the way racial, economic and ethnic disparities can impact the healthcare system," A Right to Care employs a number characters (including some familiar Bridge & Tunnel faces) to examine health issues from a multicultural perspective.

Jones has penned and performed works including Waking the American Dream, Women Can't Wait and Surface Transit. The actress also appeared in the Spike Lee film "Bamboozled," Off-Broadway in Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues and in her own Bravo television special "The Sarah Jones Show." As a poet, Jones has performed on HBO's "Def Poetry Jam."

She earned a 2006 Special Tony Award for writing and acting in the solo show which marked her Broadway debut.

Tickets the fundrasier/benefit at the Hudson Theatre, 145 W 44th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Ave.), are available by table or single by calling Kathryn McGlynn at (646) 458-2810. For more information, visit www.thehhcfoundation.org.