Presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the 8 PM event at the St. James Theatre will feature the talents of Kathy Brier, Zoe Caldwell, Kathleen Chalfant, Kate Clinton, Christine Ebersole, Tovah Feldshuh, Lauren Flanigan, Sutton Foster, Deidre Goodwin, Amanda Green, Julie Halston, Joan Hamburg, Heather Headley, Nancy Lemenager, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Bebe Neuwirth, Phyllis Newman, Chita Rivera, Carole Shelley, Anna Vissi and Karen Ziemba. Additionally, attendees can expect to see the women (both human and hand held) from Avenue Q, the gals of Movin' Out, Hairspray's Dynamites trio, the urchins of Little Shop of Horrors and the Radio of Caroline, Or Change. Gossip columnist Liz Smith will also be on hand for the festivities.
Tickets for Nothing Like a Dame 2004 range from $50 to $5,000 and may be purchased by calling (212) 840-0770, ext. 268, or by going on-line to www.broadwaycares.org.
The Actors' Fund of America is the only national non-profit organization that provides for the social welfare of all entertainment professionals. Since 1996, The Actors’ Fund has focused on helping women in the industry who are coping with critical health concerns through The Fund's Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative. Initiated by Actors’ Fund Trustee Newman, the Women’s Health Initiative offers a roster of services to help women access health care and to coordinate support services.