Rachel Dratch will host the evening, which will feature direction by David Ruttura. Attendees can expect "musical performances of original songs by celebrated Broadway composers and artists in the music industry and short plays acted, written and directed by professionals of stage and screen. All these pieces have been inspired by various breast cancer experiences," according to press notes. Performers will include Susan Blackwell, Kerry Butler, Patrick Goodwin, Seth Grugle, Rachel Helson, Richard Kind, Terry Kinney, Stephanie March, Zoe Perry, Kate Reinders, Sarah Ries, Daphne Rubin-Vega, James Leo Ryan, Megan Sikora, Mary Testa, Cathy Trien, Steven Weber and Kit Williamson. Playwrights include Theresa Rebeck, Harrison David Rivers and Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser. Directors include Andrew McCarthy and Laura Savia. Composers include Oran Eldor, Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich and Jeremy Schonfeld.
Proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the name of the Young Professionals of NYC Komen Affiliate.
American Airlines Theatre is located in Manhattan at 227 West 42nd Street. Tickets are $100 and $150 and are on sale by visiting smarttix.com or by calling (212) 868-4444. For more information go to actingforacure.org.