People Lea Like Sing Burt Bacharach to Feature Bernhard, Cumming, Ferguson, Rubin-Vega, Testa, Porter

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A host of theatre favorites will be part of People Lea Like Sing Burt Bacharach, which will be presented April 12 at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Lea DeLaria will host the evening with musical direction by Janette Mason. Doors will open at 6 PM for the 8 PM concert.

Those currently scheduled to perform the songs of Burt Bacharach include Alan Cumming, Sandra Bernhard, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Judy Gold, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Mary Testa and Billy Porter.

Burt Bacharach's musical with Hal David, Promises, Promises, is currently in previews at the Broadway Theatre. Lea DeLaria received an Obie and a Theater World Award for her work in the Public Theater's revival of On the Town. She also starred in the Broadway revival of The Rocky Horror Show and the City Center Encores! presentation of Li'l Abner. Her other theatrical credits include Cinderella, Little Fish, Chicago, The Boys From Syracuse, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told and As You Like It. An acclaimed stand up comic, DeLaria is also an accomplished jazz singer, and her solo recordings include "The Live Smoke Sessions," "Play It Cool" and "Double Standards."

Highline Ballroom is located at 431 West 16th Street, between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue. Tickets may be purchased through Ticketweb, online at ticketweb.com or at the Highline Box Office from noon until doors close at (866) 468-7619. For more information visit www.highlineballroom.com.

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