The evening begins at 6 PM with a silent auction and raffle hosted by Jay O. Sanders (Titus Andronicus at the Public). Items up for grabs, including backstage tours of Wicked, War Horse and Road to Mecca, can be found here. The concert begins at 7 PM.
We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave… includes performances from Sanders; Obie winner Jonathan Hammond (Boys in the Band, Ragtime); Spider-Man star Reeve Carney; Tony nominee Dylan Baker (God of Carnage) and wife Becky Ann Baker (Good People, Assasins); Tony nominee Barbara Walsh (Company); Carla Gugino (The Road to Mecca, Desire Under the Elms); Tony nominee Alison Fraser (Gypsy, Secret Garden); Tony nominee Kathleen Chalfant (Rescue Me, Wit); Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu); Nick Blaemire (Godspell, Cry-Baby); Matthew Greer (Seminar, The Real Thing); Carly Rose Sonenclar (Wonderland, Les Miserables); and Karen Walsh (The Road to Mecca, Pygmalion), among others.
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
We're Gonna Have to Ask You To Leave... is produced by Eva Kaminsky and Karen Walsh with additional support from Alex Dinelaris and Meredith Holzman. The director is Kris Kukul; the music director is Ray Fellman.
Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $10 food/drink minimum. For more information and tickets, call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.BirdlandJazz.com or www.kickcancerthebenefit.com.