Goldberg, Cumming, Sieber, Mullally and More Set for Broadway Backwards 4

News   Goldberg, Cumming, Sieber, Mullally and More Set for Broadway Backwards 4
 
The annual Broadway Backwards concert — featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and women singing tunes written for men — will be presented Feb. 9, 2009, at the American Airlines Theatre.
Stage and Screen veteran Megan Mullally will present at the Primetime Emmy Awards.
Stage and Screen veteran Megan Mullally will present at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Photo by George Lange

A benefit for New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Community Center, the starry evening will boast the talents of Tony Award winner Alan Cumming, Tony and Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg, current Shrek star Christopher Sieber, Assassins' Mario Cantone, stage and screen actress Megan Mullally (Young Frankenstein, "Will & Grace") and Jai Rodriguez ("Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," Rent). Additional performers will be announced at a later time. Robert Bartley will again direct the 8 PM benefit concert; John Kander and Terrence McNally are the evening's co-chairs. A party with the show's artists will be held following the performance.

Tickets for Broadway Backwards 4 will go on sale the first week of the New Year.

Tickets, which start at $100, will be available through theatermania.com. A limited number of $1,500 and $5,000 tickets include preferred seating, the after party and membership in the Leadership and President's Circles.

The American Airlines Theatre is located in Manhattan at 227 West 42nd Street.

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Established in 1983, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, located at 208 West 13th Street in New York City, is the largest LGBT community center on the East Coast. For more information visit gaycenter.org.

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