Entitled Jamie deRoy & Friends Celebrate the Academy Awards, the evening will feature Oscar-winning songs. Among those scheduled to lend their talents to the 7 PM performance are film critic and columnist Rex Reed, Jacques Brel star Gay Marshall, Company and Cabaret actress Leenya Rideout, comedian Steven Scott and Nightlife Award winner Daryl Glenn. Oscar-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz will be the evening's special guest. Barry Kleinbort will direct the concert with Lanny Meyers as musical director.
Jamie deRoy, a stand-up comic, singer and hostess, has been a longtime fixture on the New York cabaret scene. She is the winner of eight MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards, nine Telly Awards and is an Emmy-nominated producer of Channel 13's "CityArts."
The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; call (212) 206-0440 for reservations.