Annaleigh Ashford, Pia Zadora and More Salute Elaine Stritch at Metropolitan Room Tonight

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07 Aug 2014

Annaleigh Ashford
Annaleigh Ashford

The Metropolitan Room (34 W. 22nd Street)  salutes the late Broadway and screen legend Elaine Stritch in a one-night-only event Aug. 7 at 7 PM with a lineup including Tony nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, You Can't Take It With You) and more. 

The cabaret venue's owner, Bernard Furshpan, hosts the one-night-only event.

According to press notes, "audiences can expect to hear some of Stritch's favorite songs, like 'The Ladies Who Lunch', 'Why Do The Wrong People Travel?' and many more." A portion of the evening's proceeds benefit Stritch's favorite charity.

In addition to Ashford, Broadway veteran Pia Zadora and Natalie Douglas will also perform. Rounding out the lineup are Shaleah Adkisson, Christopher Borger (The Lion King, Finian's Rainbow), Lisa Brescia (Wicked, Mamma Mia, Aida), Baby Jane Dexter, Natalie Douglas, Jordan Scott Gilbert, Daryl Glenn, Jeff Harnar, Darius Harper, Anna Kirkland, Steven Carl McCasland, Liz McKendry, Travis Moser, Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots), N'Kenge (Motown), Maria Ottavia, Craig Pomeranz, Scott Siegel, Elaine St. George, K.T. Sullivan, Debbie Bush Whiting, Sunny Leigh and Debra Grace Winer.

The evening has Barry Levitt as musical director and also on piano; Jon Burr will play bass and Howie Gordon will play drums.

Tickets begin at $22.50 and can be purchased by visiting metropolitanroom.com.