By Michael Gioia
06 Jun 2012
The 6 PM concert, presented by awayne Productions, Inc., will feature Wayne as Sylvester with Priscilla Queen of the Desert's Anastacia McCleskey and Jacqueline B. Arnold as The Sylvester Singers. Background vocals will be performed by Antoine L. Smith (Memphis) and Rashidra Scott (Sister Act, Hair, Avenue Q).
Fabulous, One More Time: A Sylvester Concert, based on the life of the 1970s Disco King/Queen Sylvester, "tells the life of Sylvester through his music," according to press notes. "Beyond all the glitz and glamour of his lifestyle, he was a symbol for being Fabulous, but also, a symbol for unapologetically being who he was. The words and music of this show will enter your ear, soar through your heart and inspire your soul while strengthening the individuality of you."
Wayne, who currently plays Jimmy in Broadway's Priscilla, has also been seen in Anything Goes. For more on his theatrical history, visit the Playbill Vault.
Other members of the creative team include creative director and stylist Kendrell Bowman, costume designer Dani Nichole and makeup designer Meghan Andrea.
(le) Poisson Rouge is located at 158 Bleecker Street. For more information and to fund the project, visit the event's Kickstarter here.