The evening at the Manhattan nightspot Freight will benefit Stockings with Care, a holiday charity founded by the producer of HBO's "Oz," Tom Fontana, and casting director Rosalie Joseph. Among those celebrities scheduled to join Morrison include Cabaret's Kate Shindle and Les Misérables's Eden Riegel as well as Dean Winters ("Oz"), Gloria Reuben ("ER") Lee Tergesen ("Oz" and "Wayne's World"), Chris Meloni ("Law and Order: SVU"), Richard Belzer ("Law and Order: SVU"), Diane Neal ("Law and Order"), Terry Kinney ("Oz"), Josh Randall ("Ed"), Janamarie Hupp ("Ed") and John-Paul Lavoisier ("One Life to Live"). The fundraiser will also include a drawing for gift certificates and tickets to Broadway and Off Broadway shows.
Matthew Morrison starred on Broadway in Footloose and The Rocky Horror Show, and he also took part in the workshops for Starmites and Dirty Dancing. The young actor has been seen on the small screen in "Sex and the City" and “The Late Show with David Letterman" and is featured in the film, "Marci X."
Freight is located at 410 West 16th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. For more information about Stockings with Care, visit www.stockingswithcare.org.