Eden Espinosa, Chad Kimball, Caissie Levy, Nick Adams and More Take Part in Aug. 26 Concert to Benefit Carly Jibson's Mom
By Andrew Gans
Friends of singer-actress Carly Jibson gather Aug. 26 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre to raise their voices in song for an evening benefiting Jibson's mother, who is suffering from stage-four lung and bone cancer.
The 7 PM concert, which is titled Cancer's Expensive, boasts Eden Espinosa, Chad Kimball, Leonard Sullivan, Caissie Levy, Katie Thompson, Jenna Leigh Green, Nick Adams, Scott Alan, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Brian Gallagher, David Reiser, Michael Mendez and the cast of Off-Broadway's Fat Camp.
Jibson hosts the evening, which features musical direction by Joshua Kartes.
Renee Zimmerman is 55 and has no health insurance. The evening will help to raise funds for her health care.
In addition to the performances, an auction is being held featuring personalized memorabilia from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, Michael McKean and Annete O’Toole, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Bruce Vilanch, Joan Rivers, Ricky Lake, the Public Theater, the cast of Book of Mormon and Perez Hilton.
Tickets are $25. The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located inside the West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd Street at Ninth Avenue. For more information and tickets, call (212) 695-6909 or visit beechmantheatre.com.
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