Buckley, O'Donnell, Cariou and Maroulis Set for Broadway Backwards 2

News   Buckley, O'Donnell, Cariou and Maroulis Set for Broadway Backwards 2 A host of theatre favorites will be part of Broadway Backwards 2, a benefit concert for the New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Hosted by Seth Rudetsky, the Feb. 26 concert will be held at 37 Arts and will feature direction by Robert Bartley with musical direction by Mark Janas. Among those scheduled to be part of the evening — where men will sing tunes originally performed by women, and vice versa — are Tony Award winners Betty Buckley and Len Cariou, "View" co-host Rosie O'Donnell, Jacques Brel's Constantine Maroulis, Wicked's Kate Reinders, playwright-actor Charles Busch, recent Producers star Richard Kind, Tony winner Gary Beach and Miss Saigon's Liz Callaway. Show time is 8 PM. The inaugural Broadway Backwards concert — held June 5, 2006 — featured the talents of Matt Cavenaugh, Cheyenne Jackson, Karen Mason, Andrea McArdle, Michael McElroy, Pamela Myers and Christine Pedi, among others.

37 Arts is located in Manhattan at 450 West 37th Street. Tickets, priced $35-$5,000, are available by visiting Ticketmaster.com or by calling (212) 307-4100.

For more information visit www.gaycenter.org.