Produced exclusively for the New Jersey venue by Tony Award winner Marvin Hamlisch, the evening is scheduled for May 3. The concert will feature conductor/composer Hamlisch, two grand pianos and Broadway performers Christiane Noll (Jekyll & Hyde, Urinetown), Rachel York (City of Angels, Les Misérables, Victor/Victoria) and Aaron Lazar (The Light in the Piazza, Les Misérables) as well as the New Jersey Youth Chorus and the New Jersey Tap Dance Ensemble.
Audiences can expect to hear tunes from "today's hottest Broadway shows and revivals," including Jersey Boys, The Lion King, Wicked, Chicago, Les Misérables, A Chorus Line and The Phantom of the Opera.
The evening at the New Brunswick venue will begin at 5 PM with cocktails, followed by the 6 PM concert and a black-tie dinner dance and auction.
Tickets for the concert only are priced $30-$65; tickets for the entire evening (cocktail party, concert seat, dinner dance and auction) are $650. For concert-only tickets call (732) 246-SHOW; for Gala tickets call (732) 247-7200, ext. 543.
The State Theatre is located at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ; visit www.StateTheatreNJ.org for more information.