Laura Benanti, Patina Miller and Brian d'Arcy James Will Share Spotlight at NJPAC Sept 27, Tickets On Sale Now
25 Jul 2014
The Women’s Association of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present a gala evening, Nothin’ Like A Dame – featuring Tony Award-winning performers Laura Benanti (Gypsy), Barbara Cook (Music Man), Patina Miller (Pippin) and more Broadway headliners – Sept. 27 at 7 PM in Prudential Hall (1 Center Street, Newark, NJ).
According to press notes, the evening will be,"a rousing celebration of Broadway’s leading ladies – then and now – starring Tony Award winners Benanti, Cook, Miller and Faith Prince (Guys and Dolls)....This incredible array of stage talent features a special appearance by 'Honorary Dame' Brian d’Arcy James, with musical direction by Seth Rudetsky, afternoon host of SiriusXM’s On Broadway, founder of SethTV.com, and author of My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan and Broadway Nights." Rudetsky is also a Playbill.com columnist.
The gala will feature performances and a spotlight awards ceremony; as well as optional cocktails, dinner and dancing.
Tickets are on sale as of July 25 and begin at $50 for performance only admission.
For more information and to purchase visit NJPAC.org.
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