Paulo Szot, Brian D'Arcy James, Sierra Boggess and Nikki M. James Will Perform at MTC Winter Benefit

By Kenneth Jones
January 12, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show, will feature performances by Broadway's Sierra Boggess (Master Class, The Little Mermaid), Tony nominee Brian d'Arcy James (Time Stands Still, TV's "Smash"), Tony Award winner Paulo Szot (South Pacific, Carmen) and Tony Award winner Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon, All Shook Up).

Directed by MTC artistic director Lynne Meadow (Wit), the gala will be held Jan. 30 at The Plaza (58th Street & Fifth Avenue). The evening's creative team will include John Lee Beatty (set), Jennifer Schreiver (lighting), Dan Gerhard (sound) and Joel Silberman (musical director).

The Winter Benefit begins with cocktails at 7 PM followed by dinner at 8 PM with the performance beginning at approximately 9:15 PM. All proceeds from this annual event will support MTC's mission as a leading non-profit theatre company producing contemporary plays on and Off-Broadway.

Individual tickets, including cocktails, dinner and the show, are available for $2,500 and $1,500. Tables of ten are also available for $25,000, $20,000 and $15,000.

Tickets can be purchased at For more information, call (212) 399-3000, ext. 4145.