Cavenaugh, Groff, Leung, Sieber, Young and More to Be Part of Leading Men Concert; Tartaglia Hosts

News   Cavenaugh, Groff, Leung, Sieber, Young and More to Be Part of Leading Men Concert; Tartaglia Hosts
 
John Tartaglia, the Tony-nominated star of Avenue Q who recently returned to Broadway in Beauty and the Beast, will host the upcoming Leading Men II concert at Birdland.
John Tartaglia
John Tartaglia Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The evening, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, is being produced by Wayman Wong, who pens the monthly Leading Men column for Playbill.com. Those scheduled to perform at the Feb. 5, 2007, event include Tom Andersen, Jim Caruso, Matt Cavenaugh, Tim Di Pasqua, Jonathan Groff, David Gurland, Telly Leung, Norm Lewis, Perry Ojeda, Daniel Reichard, Christopher Sieber, Ben Strothmann, Jim Walton and John Lloyd Young. Show time is 7 PM.

Alan Muraoka will direct the one-night-only event with musical direction by Seth Rudetsky.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the nation's largest industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. Since its founding in 1988 the organization has distributed over $100 million for services for people with AIDS, HIV or HIV-related illnesses. For more information visit www.bcefa.org.

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. For tickets, priced $50 (general admission) and $75 (VIP), visit www.instantseats.com.

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The December Leading Men column marks Wong's last column for Playbill.com so he can pursue his playwriting. Playbill editor Tom Nondorf will begin writing the column in January.

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