Following Sandra Bernhard's 7:30 and 10:30 PM shows on Dec. 31, revelers can start the New Year in style at 1 AM with a mix of performers from the downtown and Broadway scene. There will be dancing till dawn and a buffet breakfast at 4 AM. In addition to Mitchell, attendees can expect to see performances by Sweeney Todd's Michael Cerveris and Lauren Molina, Bradford Scobie, Taylor Mac, Dynasty Handbag, Jay Brannan and Scott Matthew.
John Cameron Mitchell has appeared on Broadway in The Secret Garden (Drama Desk nomination), Six Degrees of Separation and Big River. His Off-Broadway credits include The Destiny of Me (Obie Award, Drama Desk nomination), Hello Again (Drama Desk nomination) and Missing Persons. He also penned and was the original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which was later made into a film. Mitchell's film credits include "Girl Six," "Misplaced," "Band of the Hand" and "Book of Love."
Tickets, priced $25 (advance) or $30 (cash at the door), are available by calling (212) 539-8778. Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street, between East 4th Street and Astor Place. Visit www.joespub.com for more information.