Mary Cleere Haran to Headline Bay Street Winter Benefit

News   Mary Cleere Haran to Headline Bay Street Winter Benefit Singer Mary Cleere Haran will headline Bay Street Theatre's winter benefit, Crazy Rhythm: A Night In Manhattan, on Feb. 26 at the Rainbow Room.

Dancers Josh Walden and Lea Kohl will also star, with direction by Murphy Davis, Bay Street Theatre's co-artistic director, and choreography by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. Haran has performed cabaret programs at Rainbow & Stars, The Café Carlyle, The Oak Room at The Algonquin Hotel, the Cinegrill in Los Angeles, and many other venues. She was seen in the original Broadway cast of The 1940's Radio Hour, Off-Broadway in The Heebie Jeebies and Hollywood Opera and in San Francisco’s long-running musical Beach Blanket Babylon. She performed at Bay Street in the 1993 production of Home Fries by Charles Busch, which later moved to Off-Broadway.

Dodge directed and choreographed Bay Street’s 2006 production of The Who's Tommy. Walden played Cousin Kevin and was the assistant choreographer in that production, and he choreographed and was part of the dance company for the 2006 Bay Street Theatre Summer Gala Benefit Bash. Kohl is a part of the Walden Dance Theatre dance company.

The Rainbow Room is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Manhattan. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Julie Fitzgerald, Bay Street Theatre’s director of development, at (631) 725-0818 or by email at Julie@baystreet.org.