By Andrew Gans
04 Mar 2014
The 7 PM concert will also honor the leadership and mentorship work of corporate honoree Paul J. Massey, Jr., CEO and founding partner of Massey Knakal Realty Services.
Music director Steven Reineke will lead an evening that highlights the work of Shaiman and Wittman. In addition to the previously announced Christian Borle, Capathia Jenkins, Jane Krakowski, Patti LuPone, Andrea Martin and Martin Short, performers will include Nikki Blonsky, Ricki Lake, Katharine McPhee, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Kerry Butler, Will Chase, Linda Hart and Jenifer Lewis. Additional artists will be announced at a later date.
The celebration will also feature the Broadway Inspirational Voices, Ronald McDonald House Rockin’ the House Band and Singers, Camp Broadway Kids and Kids On Stage Students.
Gala co-chairs include Neil Heilberg, Todd Korren, William C. Montana and James A. Read. Serving as honorary co-chairs for the event are stars Matthew Broderick, Debra Messing and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Single tickets for the concert range from $65-$158. Tickets to the full gala evening range from $1,250 (concert and dinner seating for one) to $50,000 (premier concert seating and dinner table for eight). For more information about the black-tie dinner and dance at the Mandarin Oriental New York, call (212) 765-7677 or visit www.newyorkpops.org.