Broadway Stars Will Celebrate Work of Women Songwriters in October

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The evening is presented by the Lilly Awards Foundation.
Nell Benjamin
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The Lilly Awards Foundation, which is dedicated to “developing and celebrating women artists by promoting gender parity at all levels of theatrical production,” will present its fourth Broadway Cabaret: Broadway Stars Performing the Work of Women Songwriters October 17 at 8 PM at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street).

The evening will include songs from new musicals on and Off-Broadway, all written or co-written by women and sung by Broadway stars. Attendees can expect to hear tunes from Anastasia, Waitress, Sweet Charity, In Transit, Bella: An American Tall Tale, Southern Comfort, Hadestown and previews of songs from new shows by Tony Award nominees Susan Birkenhead and Nell Benjamin. Performers and additional songwriters will be announced shortly.

The evening, directed by Leigh Silverman, with musical direction by Georgia Stitt, is co-produced by Stitt and Amanda Green. Monica Moore serves as the production manager.

A special VIP cocktail reception begins at 6 PM with a light supper at 7 PM. Doors open at 6 PM.

Individual tickets range from $250-$400 and can be purchased at thelillyawards.org/broadway-cabaret/. Corporate sponsorship tables are also available for $2,500 for four seats, and $5,000 for eight seats.

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