By Andrew Gans
24 Aug 2012
The evening of Broadway standards and other popular songs will be held at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA.
The evening will begin with cocktails at 6 PM, followed by the 7 PM performance and live auction inside the playhouse. An exclusive VIP reception with the artists will be held following the performance at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm.
"Bucks County has a history both as a home of exceptional theatre and as a community offering compassionate support for those affected by HIV/AIDS," said Tom Viola, executive director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, in a statement. "For seven years, the community has embraced Bucks County Cabaret and Broadway Cares is honored to have the opportunity to join forces with our friends in Bucks County on what promises to be a spectacularly entertaining evening."
Neuwirth is a two-time Emmy Award winner for her role as Lilith on “Cheers” and a two-time Tony Award winner for acclaimed performances in Sweet Charity and Chicago.
Gets is a Tony Award nominee for Amour, two-time Obie Award winner for Merrily We Roll Along and The Two Gentlemen of Verona and is also known for his performances in HBO’s "Grey Gardens" and on NBC’s hit comedy “Caroline in the City.”
Individual tickets cost $75-$300, with exclusive sponsorship opportunities also available. Tickets can be purchased at broadwaycares.org, by calling (212) 840-0770, ext. 268, or at the Bucks County Playhouse box office (70 South Main Street, New Hope).
For New York City residents, Broadway Cares is offering a limited number of round-trip travel packages that feature luxury shuttle service to and from the show. The trip includes an afternoon in New Hope with discounts at local restaurants. New Hope is about 90 minutes west of New York City.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 Broadway Cares has raised more than $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.