As of press time, those scheduled to take part in the 7 PM concert include Fiddler on the Roof's Alfred Molina, Producers Tony winner Cady Huffman, Assassins Tony winner Michael Cerveris, Obie-winning author Christopher Durang, Dracula's Tom Hewitt, Baby's Liz Callaway, Harmony's Brian d'Arcy James, Mamma Mia!'s Karen Mason, Avenue Q puppet wrangler Phoebe Kreutz, Taboo's Liz McCartney and Chicago's Christopher Sieber. Jim Caruso will be the evening's emcee. All proceeds from Voices for Change III will go to Running for Change, a "grassroots organization that mobilizes voters in the 17 battleground swing states."
Tickets are priced $75 (on-line) and $100 (at the door). The Ars Nova Theater is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. For ticket information, visit www.concertsforchange.org.
The first Voices for Change concert was held Aug. 18 and featured the talents of James Barbour, Charles Busch, Cheyenne Jackson, Alix Korey, Phoebe Kreutz, Julie Halston, Julia Murney, Jack Noseworthy, Tom Wopat and Alexandra Kerry. A second evening was held Sept. 19 featuring Patrick Cassidy, Gavin Creel, Lea DeLaria, Christine Ebersole, Cady Huffman, Phoebe Kreutz, Lypsinka, Tonya Pinkins, Tony Roberts, Christopher Sieber, Scott Wittman and several special guests. The performances are all part of Concerts for Change, the grassroots group organizing benefit performances to raise funds to elect John Kerry as President.