Mamma Mia! cast member Gerard Salvador and MAC Award winner Amy Wolk serve as hosts for the 9:30 PM event at the Metropolitan Room. Since its inception, the cabaret evening has raised nearly $10,000.
In addition to von Essen ( Xanadu), Umphress ( American Idiot), Cates ( Wicked), Bradford ( Scottsboro Boys) and Sumonsky ( South Pacific), Brent Black ( Mamma Mia!), Carole J. Bufford, Anthony CeFala ( Mamma Mia!), Felicity Claire ( Mamma Mia!), Stacia Fernandez ( Drowsy Chaperone, Mamma Mia!), Rashad Naylor ( Jersey Boys), Sara Schmidt ( Jersey Boys) and composer Bobby Cronin.
MAC Award winner Steven Ray Watkins serves as musical director.
The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street. There is a $20 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; call (212) 206-0440 for reservations.
* Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the nation's largest industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. Since its founding in 1988 the organization has distributed over $150 million for services for people with AIDS, HIV or HIV-related illnesses. For more information call (212) 840-0770 or visit www.bcefa.org.