Minnelli, McGovern, Mason and Kazan Sing Kander and Ebb at Nov. 3 Carnegie Hall Benefit

News   Minnelli, McGovern, Mason and Kazan Sing Kander and Ebb at Nov. 3 Carnegie Hall Benefit
 
A star-studded company will salute the works of Kander and Ebb at Carnegie Hall Nov. 3.
Karen Mason, one of the performers at Carnegie Hall's November 3rd
Karen Mason, one of the performers at Carnegie Hall's November 3rd "Reach for Tomorrow" benefit for the Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation.

Liza Minnelli, Maureen McGovern, Judy Collins, Lainie Kazan, Karen Mason, Carol Woods, Sal Viviano, J. Mark McVey and Jim Caruso are all scheduled to interpret the works of the award-winning songwriting team at the annual "Reach for Tomorrow" benefit for the Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation. The 90-piece New York Pops Orchestra — under the direction of Skitch Henderson — will also be part of the evening, which is being produced by Barry Levitt. Proceeds from the event will fund Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation Endowed Fellowship as well as other cancer research projects; visit www.lslf.org for more information.

For the theatre, John Kander and Fred Ebb have written the scores for Flora, the Red Menace; Cabaret; The Happy Time; Zorba; 70, Girls, 70; Chicago; The Act; Woman of the Year; The Rink; And the World Goes 'Round—The Kander & Ebb Musical; Kiss of the Spider Woman and Steel Pier. Their latest projects are musical versions of The Skin of Our Teethand The Visit.

Tickets to the Nov. 3 concert are priced $15-$90 and are available by calling CarnegieCharge at (212) 247-7800.

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