The evening at the new Manhattan cabaret will feature performances by recent Mame co-star Max von Essen, Wicked's Jenna Leigh Green, Altar Boyz' Danny Calvert, Bare's Natalie Joy Johnson and XL Star Kelly King. The cast of Off-Broadway's Bush Is Bad will also be part of the evening, which will include free ticket giveaways. Show time is 7 PM. Max von Essen, who just concluded a stint as Patrick in the Kennedy Center's production of Mame, recently appeared Off-Broadway in Finian's Rainbow and in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of The Baker's Wife. On Broadway the actor has been seen in Dance of the Vampires, Jesus Christ Superstar and Les Misérables; his Off-Broadway work includes The Fantasticks and John & Paul. Von Essen's regional credits are numerous and include Dorian the Musical, My Fair Lady, Hair, Blood Brothers and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He was also part of the all-star benefit concert of Children of Eden and was seen in the Two River Theater Company's production of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.
The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street. There is a $20 cover charge plus minimum; call (212) 206-0440 for reservations.