Kelli O'Hara, Lillias White, Mercedes Ruehl and Emily Skinner Set for New York City Loves Vermont

News   Kelli O'Hara, Lillias White, Mercedes Ruehl and Emily Skinner Set for New York City Loves Vermont
 
A benefit concert to aid The Weston Playhouse, the Vermont theatre that was devastatingly damaged by Hurricane Irene, will be held in Manhattan Sept. 26 at New World Stages.

Emily Skinner
Emily Skinner

Entitled New York City Loves Vermont -- Broadway Floods the Weston Playhouse with Love: A Benefit Concert, the evening is being co-produced by Avenue Q veteran Sharon Wheatley and former Weston company manager Gretchen Margaroli.

Performers are currently scheduled to include Tony winner Lillias White, Sally Ann Howes, Christopher Lloyd, Cass Morgan, Kelli O’Hara, Tony winner Mercedes Ruehl and Emily Skinner. Additional participants will be announced shortly.

Frances Limoncelli will direct the evening with musical supervision by Rob Meffe, assistant musical supervision by Daniel Feyer, stage management by Lloyd Davis, Jr., Emily Levin and Melissa Spengler, sound design by Kim Carbone and lighting design by Brad Peterson.

Doors will open at 6 PM for the 7 PM performance; the first 100 people to arrive will receive a sample of Vermont maple syrup.

New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th St., between 8th and 9th Avenues. Advance tickets are $101.50; call (212) 239-6200 or visit telecharge.com On the day of the performance, $36.50 tickets will be available at the box office to Weston alumni and artists with a union card or a picture/resume.

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