The series kicks off at 8 PM on Dec. 19 with original Fantasticks and Wedding Singer star Rita Gardner. The Broadway veteran will perform highlights and favorites from her career, with two-time Tony nominee Penny Fuller (Applause, The Dinner Party, Diving the Estate) taking the stage for the second act of each performance. Gardner performs Dec. 19, 20 27, 28, 29 and 30.
Fuller will also headline as the second act of cabaret artist Steve Ross' tribute to Stephen Sondheim, which is scheduled to play the 59E59 Theaters Dec. 21, 22, 23 and 26. All performances included in the The Park Avenue Whirl are directed Barry Kleinbort.
Performances of The Park Avenue Whirl are Wed-Sat. at 8 PM with a 3 PM Sunday matinee. For tickets phone (212) 279-4200 or visit www.ticketcentral.com.
59E59 is located at 59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison in Manhattan.
For more information visit www.59E59.org.