Demas, Ralston and Soules Will Sing Schwartz April 20 at Don't Tell Mama

News   Demas, Ralston and Soules Will Sing Schwartz April 20 at Don't Tell Mama May the Schwartz Be With You is the title of an upcoming benefit for Project Open that will be held at Don't Tell Mama on Restaurant Row in Manhattan.

The April 20 concert will showcase the songs of Stephen Schwartz and will also feature author Carol de Giere, who will share never-before-told stories about researching her recently published book, "Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz from Godspell to Wicked."

The 7 PM concert will boast the talents of Carole Demas (Grease, The Baker's Wife), Teri Ralston (Company, A Little Night Music, The Baker's Wife) and Dale Soules (The Magic Show, Grey Gardens) with Shorey Walker, Kathleen Hennesy, Lara Janine, James Reimer, Natalie Ryder and The Treats (Brooke Lyn Hetrick, Katie Danielowski and Emily Zempel).

Morgan LaVere will direct the benefit with musical direction by BJ Gandolfo.

Don't Tell Mama is located at 343 West 46th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. Call (212) 757-0788 (after 4 PM) for reservations.

* Project Open, the outreach program for Lincoln Towers' elder residents and their families, provides a range of social, educational and assistance programs regardless of income.