My Favorite Things Trevor Project Benefit Presented Jan. 3

By Andrew Gans
January 3, 2011

My Favorite Things, a benefit for the Trevor Project, will be presented Jan. 3, at Les Poisson Rouge in Manhattan.



Drexel D. Heard, II hosts the 10 PM concert, which features the talents of Jennifer Damiano (Spider-Man, Next to Normal), Antonique Smith (Rent), Lucas Steele (Three Penny Opera), Matt Doyle (Bye Bye Birdie, “Gossip Girl”), Matt Shingledecker (West Side Story), Tim Young (Next to Normal), Daniel Quadrino (Bye Bye Birdie), Krystina Alabado (Spring Awakening), Alexandra Socha (Brighton Beach Memoirs, Spring Awakening), Kevin Shotwell (Bye Bye Birdie), Katie Gassert (Rated SRO), Krista Pioppi (Spring Awakening), composer Joey Contreras (“Love Me, Love Me Not”) and Darius Anthony Harper. The artists will perform pop tunes.

Will Van Dyke is the evening's musical director. Producers are Ryan Flynn and Maria Theo.

The Trevor Project, according to its mission statement, is determined to "end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including a nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/ educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone."

Tickets are $20 in advance by calling (212) 505-3474 and $25 at the door. Les Poission Rouge is located at 158 Bleeker Street. For more information visit www.thetrevorproject.org.