As part of the annual Gay Pride Week, Rapp will present selections from Without You with Anthony Rapp during the Taste of Pride Garden Party June 18 at Pier 54/Hudson River Park Trust. The event will begin at 6 PM.
Rapp's new show is based on his Simon & Schuster memoir, "Without You," and the performance will also feature his rock band, Albinokid.
Rapp created the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway and London productions of Rent. His other theatrical credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Precious Sons; Six Degrees of Separation; Bright Lights, Big City; Raised in Captivity; Trafficking in Broken Hearts; Youth Is Wasted; Sophistry; and The Destiny of Me. Rapp's film credits feature roles in "A Beautiful Mind," "Adventures in Babysitting," "School Ties," "Dazed and Confused" and "Six Degrees of Separation." He was also seen in Chris Columbus' "Rent" film.
The evening will benefit The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, which is located in Manhattan at 208 West 13th Street. Call (212) 620-7310 or visit www.gaycenter.org for more information.
Tickets are not yet on sale, although those interested in sponsorship opportunities may contact Daniel Whitman at firstname.lastname@example.org.