By Andrew Gans
18 Feb 2011
Tony winner Lillias White will head a cast that also includes J. Bernard Calloway, Victor Trent Cook, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Robert Fowler, Andre Garner, Beth Glover, Tim Jerome, Alix Korey, Michael Mandell, Patricia Noonan and Destan Owens.
Michael Bush will direct the evening with musical direction by Matt Castle. Doors will open at 6:30 PM for the 7 PM performance.
Director George C. Wolfe will be the evening's special honoree. The award-winning director will be presented with the Rosie Award, named for Amas’ late founder, Rosetta LeNoire. The Rosie Award "is bestowed on those individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary accomplishment and dedication in bringing our world more closely together through the performing arts," according to press notes.
The fundraiser, which will include a champagne and dessert reception and a silent auction, will celebrate Rosetta LeNoire's centennial year.
Baruch Performing Arts Center is located at East 25th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenue.
For ticket information visit http://www.amasmusical.org/tickets-romance.html.