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The 10th annual opening-night fundraising event, which supports the company's theatrical programming, is presented by the museum's Annenberg Theater Council (ATC). A reception dinner honoring Foster immediately follows the 6 PM, sold-out concert.
Other performers at the Annenberg Theater in the 2012-13 season include Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley (Cats) in Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway Dec. 8 at 8 PM; husband-and-wife duo Marin Mazzie (Next to Normal) and Jason Danieley (Sunday in the Park With George) Feb. 23, 2013, at 8 PM; singer-actor Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair) March 23, 2013, at 8 PM; and two-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens, 42nd Street) April 13, 2013, at 8 PM.
The Cabaret 88 series includes Jason Graae (Falsettos) Jan. 23, 2013; Tami Tappan Damiano (Crazy for You at Musical Theatre West) Feb. 20, 2013; Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast) March 6, 2013; and Vicki Lewis ("How I Met Your Mother") April 3, 2013. The concerts, scheduled to begin at 6 PM with a reception, take place in an intimate setting with 88 seats.