The musical evening at the Sutton Place Synagogue will also feature the talents of Nat Chandler, Beth Glover, Lisa Howard, Patricia Parker and Wayne Scherzer. Show time is 7:30 PM on April 7. The evening will feature a mix of Broadway tunes, including works from Evita and Mamma Mia!. Mark Janus is the concert's musical director.
Loni Ackerman was one of the women who played the title role in the original Broadway run of Evita. She has also starred on Broadway in George M!; No, No, Nanette; The Magic Show; So Long, 174th Street; and Cats.
Sal Mistretta also appeared in the original Broadway production of Evita as Magaldi. His other Broadway credits include Something's Afoot, On the Twentieth Century, Welcome to the Club, Sunset Boulevard and Cabaret.
A star of the musical theatre and cabaret stage, Karen Mason has appeared on Broadway in Mamma Mia!, Sunset Boulevard, Jerome Robbins' Broadway and Torch Song Trilogy. Her Off-Broadway credits include And the World Goes 'Round and Carnival, and she has also been seen on the small screen in "Law & Order" and "As the World Turns." A six-time MAC Award-winning performer, Mason has charmed audiences at Carnegie Hall, Rainbow & Stars, Davenport's and L.A.'s The Cinegrill. Her solo recordings include "When the Sun Comes Out," "Not So Simply Broadway" and "Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!"
The Sutton Place Synagogue is located at 225 East 51st Street. Tickets, priced $32 (advance) and $36 (at the door), are available by calling (212) 593-3300.