Tony Roberts to Host Starry Benefit Concert June 29

News   Tony Roberts to Host Starry Benefit Concert June 29 Veteran stage and screen star Tony Roberts will host a benefit concert to support The West Side Center for Community Life, Inc.

Entitled “Sing for Their Supper,” the June 29 evening will feature performances from a host of Broadway and cabaret personalities. Those scheduled to take part in the 8 PM concert include Bradley William Anderson, Barbara Brussel, Kimilee Bryant, Barbara Fasano, Ed Fry, David Gurland, Mark LeBlanc, Steven Lutvak, Dan Nainan and Charlotte Patton. A not-for-profit organization, The West Side Center for Community Life serves more than 3,000 people each week. The Center houses a homeless shelter; the West Side Ecumenical Ministry to the Elderly; an after-school tutoring program; an interfaith community of Christians, Jews and Muslims; and the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, the city’s largest food pantry, which brings food to over 2,500 homes a month.

Tony Roberts received Tony Award nominations for his performances in Play It Again Sam and How Now, Dow Jones. His other theatrical credits include Victor/Victoria, Barefoot in the Park, Don't Drink the Water, Sugar, Absurd Person Singular, Arsenic and Old Lace, They're Playing Our Song, Jerome Robbins' Broadway and The Sisters Rosensweig. He won the London’s Critics Poll Award for his performance in the West End mounting of Promises, Promises, and his many screen credits include “Annie Hall,” “Play It Again, Sam” and “Serpico.”

“Sing for Their Supper” will beheld at The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew United Methodist, which is located in Manhattan at 263 West 86th Street. General admission seating is priced at $20; $100 seats include the concert and a pre-concert champagne reception with the artists. For further information, call (212) 662-4744.