Callaway to Sing at Gay Men's Chorus Concert; Tartaglia to Host

News   Callaway to Sing at Gay Men's Chorus Concert; Tartaglia to Host
 
Avenue Q Tony nominee John Tartaglia, recently on Broadway in Shrek the Musical, will host Harmony, an upcoming musical gala benefiting the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
John Tartaglia
John Tartaglia

The Feb. 8 performance at Christie's in Manhattan will toast "30 years of promoting acceptance through song," according to press notes.

Broadway favorite and Tony nominee Liz Callaway will perform. The 8 PM concert will also feature the Youth Pride Chorus and members of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.

The evening will also include a live auction with a Christie's auctioneer and the New York City premiere of a new commission by trans-gospel singer and recording artist Our Lady J.

John Tartaglia, who received a Tony nomination for his Broadway debut in Avenue Q, has also starred on Broadway in Beauty and the Beast and Shrek the Musical. He is also executive producer and star of Disney Channel's Emmy-nominated series "Johnny and the Sprites."

Liz Callaway, most recently on Broadway in The Look of Love, made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, and she also took part in the anniversary concert of that musical. For her work in the musical Baby, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her other Broadway credits include The Three Musketeers, Miss Saigon and Cats. Callaway's solo recordings include "Passage of Time," "The Beat Goes On," "Anywhere I Wander—Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser" and "The Story Goes On."

Christie's is located in Manhattan at 20 Rockefeller Plaza. An after party will be held at The Ritz at 369 West 46th Street. For tickets, priced $150 and $250, visit nycgmc.org or call (212) 344-1777, ext. 4.

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