Broadway Backwards 5 to Play the Beaumont; Henderson to Host

News   Broadway Backwards 5 to Play the Beaumont; Henderson to Host The annual Broadway Backwards concert — featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and women singing tunes written for men — will be presented Feb. 22 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
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Stage and screen star Florence Henderson — best known for her role as TV mom Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch" — will host the evening. Participants for Broadway Backwards 5 will be announced shortly. The upcoming concert will benefit both Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Community Center.

Co-creator Robert Bartley will direct with musical direction by Wayne Barker.

On Broadway Henderson was seen in Wish You Were Here, Fanny and The Girl Who Came to Supper, and she also starred in the national tour of The Sound of Music. Best known as Carol Brady on TV's "The Brady Bunch," Henderson's other screen credits include "The Love Boat," "Glitter," "Finder of Lost Loves," "Murder, She Wrote," "Roseanne," "Ally McBeal" and "For Heaven's Sake." She was a co-host of NBC's "Later Today," and was recently seen in the film "Venus and Vegas."

Tickets go on sale Jan. 15 at 10 AM ET by visiting www.broadwaycares.org.

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