Lemper Performs Braking the Cycle Benefit Aug. 25

News   Lemper Performs Braking the Cycle Benefit Aug. 25 Ute Lemper, the international chanteuse and star of the London and Broadway productions of Chicago, performs a benefit concert Aug. 25 at the Zipper Factory in Manhattan.
Ute Lemper
Ute Lemper Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The evening benefits Braking the Cycle, the annual AIDS bike ride. The ride, which commences Sept. 28 in Gettysburg, PA, benefits the HIV/AIDS programs of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. Show time for Lemper's concert is 9 PM.

Ute Lemper made her Broadway debut in the revival of Kander and Ebb's Chicago, and she is known throughout the world for her unique solo concerts that feature an eclectic array of material. She was named Billboard Crossover Artist of 1993-94, and her theatre credits feature roles in Peter Pan, Cabaret and Blue Angel. Lemper's many solo discs include "Ute Lemper Sings Kurt Weill," "Illusions," "Punishing Kiss," "Berlin Cabaret Songs" and "City of Strangers." A recent CD/DVD release is titled "Blood & Feathers."

The Zipper Factory is located in Manhattan at 336 West 37th Street. For tickets call (212) 352-3101 or visit www.thezipperfactory.com. For more information about Braking the Cycle, call (212) 989-1111 or visit www.brakingthecycle.org.