Busch, Mitchell and Downtown Shows Unite for Marathon NY LOVES NOLA Katrina Benefit Sept. 18

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Charles Busch, John Cameron Mitchell, Penny Arcade, Melissa Rauch and the casts of Fleet Week, Joy, Sides: The Fear is Real and Musical of Musicals: The Musical join other downtown artists for a NY LOVES NOLA Marathon Hurricane Disaster Benefit Sept. 18.
Charles Busch
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A minimum $25 donation will go to the American Red Cross. With a Cajun buffet provided in the Acme Bar & Grill restaurant upstairs, attendees will enjoy a seven-hour marathon performance in the Ace of Clubs downstairs. The Culture Project serves as the third venue for the event. Performances — ranging from rock, musical theatre, pop and cabaret to comedy, drag, performance art and more — will be contributed by Charles Busch (Taboo), John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Melissa Rauch (The Miss Education of Jenna Bush), the casts of Joy, NYMF's Rooms and FringeNYC's Fleet Week: The Musical.

The roster of over 60 acts also includes Linda Simpson, Hercules in High Suburbia /Ellen Foley, PJ Mehaffey/Teen Tawny, Karen Weinberg, Amber Martin, Carmelita Tropicana, Jane Goldberg, Creation Nation, The Striking Viking Story Pirates, Stan Richardson, Roger Hailes, Iggy (with John Prestianni), Mini Red Satan, Jo Boobs, The World Famous *BOB*, Neal Medlyn, Stewart Lewis, John Kelly, Karen Mack/Michael Holland/David Gurland, Scott Nevins, The Fabulous Entourage, Ron Palillo, Keo Nozari, Meat, Shania Rendezvous, Chris Rael, DaLipstyxx, Shelly Watson & Friends, Destiny Glamour, David Ilku/ Duelling Bankheads, Lisa Jackson, Sirpaul, Cherlyn, Pigloo, Flotilla De Barge, Xavier, Chris Tanner/Lance Cruce, Matthew Duffy, Kevin Aviance, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, NeoNeo Theatre, Elephant Larry, Madame & Joe Kovacs, Cashetta, The Great Fredini, Julie Atlas Muz and Kate Benson.

More information on the event at Acme Bar & Grill/ Ace Of Clubs, 9 Great Jones Street (at Lafayette) and The Culture Project,45 Bleecker St., can be found at www.SpinCycleNYC.com.

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