Friends with Benefits Returns to the Metropolitan Room July 28

News   Friends with Benefits Returns to the Metropolitan Room July 28 Friends with Benefits, featuring Leigh Ann Larkin and Jeff Blumenkrantz, is presented at the Metropolitan Room July 28.

The fifth installment of the BC/EFA fundraiser, hosted and created by Mamma Mia's Gerard Salvador and MAC Award winner and Metropolitan Room headliner Amy Wolk (Different for Girls), begins at 9:45 PM.

The line-up includes Gypsy cast members Larkin and Matty Price, composer Blumenkrantz, Cathryn Basile (The Little Mermaid), Adam Jacobs (Les Miserables), Pearl Sun (Walmartopia), Kirsten Wyatt (Grease) and six-time MAC Award winner Natalie Douglas and Josh Scheer.

Avenue Q's Mark Hartman serves as musical director for the concert.

The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street. There is a $20 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 $130 million for services for people with AIDS, HIV or HIV-related illnesses. For more information call (212) 840-0770 or visit www.bcefa.org.