Costello, O'Hara, Warwick, Jackson and More Set for 92nd Street Y Gala, What the World Needs Now

News   Costello, O'Hara, Warwick, Jackson and More Set for 92nd Street Y Gala, What the World Needs Now
 
Steven Weber, currently on Broadway in the revival of The Philanthropist, will host the 92nd Street Y's annual benefit gala.

Entitled What the World Needs Now… Featuring the Music of Burt Bacharach, the evening will be held May 18 at the East Side venue. Show time is 8 PM. The concert will boast performances of Bacharach tunes by Elvis Costello, Jill O'Hara, Dionne Warwick, John Pagano, Sarah Dash, Cheyenne Jackson and the Young People's Chorus. Bacharach will also make an appearance.

The evening will be produced and directed by Jeffrey Martin and John Kroner and written by Russell Reich; Helaine Geismar Katz is executive producer. Lanny Meyers is music director.

The gala evening, which also includes cocktails and dinner, begins at 6 PM.

Tickets, which begin at $1,000, are available by calling (212) 415-5488.

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