Carmello (Scandalous, Parade), Bond (Kiki & Herb), DeLaria (Rocky Horror Show), Leung (Godspell, "Glee"), Jaime Cepero ("Smash"), Scott Matthew ("Shortbus"), Natalie Joy Johnson (Silence!, Legally Blonde) and Nancy Anderson (Far from Heaven, Wonderful Town, A Class Act) join a roster that also boasts original "Weather Girl" Martha Wash, Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Chaplin, Ragtime), nightlife performer Molly Pope, Madeleine Peyroux, Karen Mason (Wonderland, Hairspray) and Danielle Grabianowski (Sleep No More).
"The work of the Ali Forney Center is crucial to young LGBT people in New York," Sayre said in a statement. "It enables them to thrive and grow in a healthy and warm environment, where they are celebrated for their identity rather than chastised for it. Life may have dealt you a raw hand, but there are people out there to help you through it. In her film roles and in her personal life, Judy Garland embodied an innocence and a resilience that still thrills young and old alike. She had tragedy in her life and yet she continued to give herself to a public that adored her. If Judy Garland was the comeback kid, The Ali Forney Center is the comeback place. I can't imagine a better combination."
The event is produced by Adam J. Rosen and Dan Fortune.
Ticket are $30, $60 and $100 (which includes a VIP pre-show reception at 6:30 PM and a gift bag). For tickets click here. The Kaufman Center is located at 129 West 67th Street.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular: Buy One, Get One Free!
The Rockettes® dazzle in brilliant dance numbers and Radio City® shines with the joy of the season.
Follow Santa on his sleigh ride, see ice skaters swirl across the stage, and catch a snowflake or two
in this immersive theatrical experience like no other. And this year, delight in the magic of Santa’s enchanted toy factory! We’re bringing back a fan favorite to Santa’s workshop, with charming ragdolls that come to life.