Night of a Thousand Judys to Feature Rory O'Malley, Julia Murney, Jane Monheit
21 Apr 2014
Grammy Award winner Jane Monheit, Tony nominee Rory O'Malley and Julia Murney will be part of the fourth annual Night of a Thousand Judys, which will take place June 16 at Merkin Concert Hall.
Presented as part of Justin Sayre's series The Meeting*, the annual event serves as a benefit for the Ali Forney Center and its mission to assist LGBT homeless youth.
Jason Wise will direct and choreograph the evening that will "honor the iconic Judy Garland with special skits, tributes and songs from her legendary career as movie star, recording artist and stage performer." Expect a special tribute to "The Wizard of Oz" as well.
The 8 PM concert will feature Monheit, O'Malley (Book of Mormon) and Murney (Wicked), as well as R&B singer Sarah Dash, folk-rock performer Erin McKeown and Gabrielle Stravelli.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!