The 8 PM concert at the Ford Amphitheatre will feature the talents of Lee Lessack, Ann Hampton Callaway, Stephen Schwartz, Susan Werner, Franc D'Ambrosio, Brian Lane Green, Nita Whitaker and David Burnham. Additional artists will be announced shortly.
Co-produced by Rob O'Neil, the evening will benefit the aforementioned Operations USA, which offers emergency medical supplies and housing to victims of natural disasters. The July 10 benefit hopes to raise money for the victims of the recent tsunami disaster in Sri Lanka. Visit www.operationusa.org for more information.
The John Anson Ford Amphitheatre is located at 2580 Cahuenga Boulevard East in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets, priced $30 and $35, are available by calling (323) 461-3673 or by logging on to www.fordamphitheatre.org.
Singer Lee Lessack will release his latest solo recording, "In Good Company" (the basis for the benefit concert), on July 12. The disc features Lessack dueting with such performers as Maureen McGovern, Michael Feinstein, Stephen Schwartz, Amanda McBroom, Ken Page and others. Visit www.lmlmusic.com for details.