The growing list of Broadway talent scheduled for the event include Carey Anderson (Mamma Mia!), Barrett Foa (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Avenue Q), Nikki M. James (Bernarda Alba, The Wiz), Terri Klausner (Evita, Sophisticated Ladies), Raymond J. Lee (Mamma Mia!), Steve Marzullo (Chess, Funny Girl), Lauren Mufson (A New Brain), Jay Rogers (When Pigs Fly), Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde) and Kristine Zbornik (Forbidden Broadway). Proceeds from the evening will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Music direction for the evening is by MAC winner Steven Ray Watkins.
Show time for Friends with Benefits is 9:30 PM. The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street. There is a $15 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; call (212) 206-0440 for reservations.
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 call (212) 840-0770 or visit www.bcefa.org.