Hoffman, Halston and Wainwright Set for FOLLY

News   Hoffman, Halston and Wainwright Set for FOLLY Jackie Hoffman and Rufus Wainwright are among the artists who will take part in FOLLY: The Grand Street Follies 2009 at the Abrons Arts Center.

Inspired by the extravagant follies shows of the 1920's, the Feb. 27 and 28 vaudeville-style evenings will benefit God's Love We Deliver and TWEED TheaterWorks. Showtime is 8 PM.

The Feb. 27 performance will feature Jackie Hoffman, The Lady Bunny, Julie Halston, Kristine Zbornik, Flotilla DeBarge, Brenda Bergman & The Bodacious TaTas, Sweetie, David Ilku, The Duelling Bankheads, Jodi Lennon, Carol Lipnik, The Flute Friends, Wallie Wolfgruber Dance, Joseph Keckler, Ken Bullock as Ragu Mountain Woman, as well as Tony Conniff & The Grand St Follies Band.

On Feb. 28, audiences will be treated to performances from Rufus Wainwright, Jackie Hoffman, Lypsinka, Julie Halston, Richard Move as Martha Graham, Kristine Zbornik, Flotilla DeBarge, Brenda Bergman & The Bodacious TaTas, Sweetie, David Ilku, The Duelling Bankheads, Jodi Lennon, Carol Lipnik, Todd Almond, The Flute Friends, Wallie Wolfgruber Dance, Joseph Keckler, Ken Bullock as Ragu Mountain Woman, Hooba Havem, Stine Coen, The Butoh Rockettes, as well as Tony Conniff & The Grand St Follies Band.

Committee hosts include Blaine Trump, Deborah Harry, Alan Cumming, Joan Rivers, John Dugdale, Michael Cunningham, John Cameron Mitchell, Florent Morellet, Chi Chi Valenti, Johnny Dynell, Johnnie Moore, John Meyers, Michael Sennott, Linda Fairstein, Elisa Wagner, Asher & Michelle Edelman and Mark Sendroff Esq.

For tickets, priced $40-$250, visit AbronsArtsCenter, or phone (212) 352-3101. The Abrons Arts Center is located 466 Grand Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side.