Jay O. Sanders, Jonathan Hammond Join Katie Finneran and More for We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave Benefit

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Jay O. Sanders, who was most recently seen in the title role in Titus Andronicus at the Public, and Obie winner Jonathan Hammond (Boys in the Band, Ragtime) have joined the lineup for We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave…, a concert to benefit the American Cancer Society, Jan. 23 at Birdland.

Jonathan Hammond
Jonathan Hammond

The evening, which is part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series, will begin at 6 PM with a silent auction and raffle. The concert will follow at 7 PM.

As previously announced, We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave… will include performances from Spider-Man star Reeve Carney; Tony Winner Katie Finneran (Promises, Promises; Noises Off; "I Hate My Teenage Daughter") and husband Darren Goldstein (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson); Tony nominee Dylan Baker (God of Carnage) and wife Becky Ann Baker (Good People, Assasins); Tony nominee Barbara Walsh (Company); Carla Gugino (The Road to Mecca, Desire Under the Elms); Tony nominee Alison Fraser (Gypsy, Secret Garden); Tony nominee Kathleen Chalfant (Rescue Me, Wit); Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu); Nick Blaemire (Godspell, Cry-Baby); Matthew Greer (Seminar, The Real Thing); and Karen Walsh (The Road to Mecca, Pygmalion), among others. There will also be a surprise guest host.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

We're Gonna Have to Ask you To Leave... is produced by Eva Kaminsky and Karen Walsh with additional support from Alex Dinelaris and Meredith Holzman. The director is Kris Kukul; the music director is Ray Fellman.

Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. There will be a $10 food/drink minimum. For more information and tickets, call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.BirdlandJazz.com or www.kickcancerthebenefit.com.

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