Akers and Mazzie to Host Timeless Divas Concert Dec. 7

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Two former Tony nominees, Karen Akers and Marin Mazzie, will host the upcoming Timeless Divas concert Dec. 7.
Marin Mazzie (left) and Karen Akers
Marin Mazzie (left) and Karen Akers Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Held at the York Theatre at St. Peter's, the evening will also feature guest host Jim Caruso and pianist-singer Billy Stritch. As of press time, those performers scheduled to entertain include Nina Berman, Loni Ackerman, Julie Budd, John Demarco, Marc Kudisch, Angela Lagreca, Sally Mayes, Douglas Sills, Rebecca Spencer, KT Sullivan, Mark Nadler, Dick Gallagher and Peter Yawitz. Show time is 8 PM. Timeless Divas salutes performers over forty in the worlds of cabaret, theatre and songwriting. A portion of the proceeds from the Dec. 7 concert will benefit Variety—The Children's Charity.

Karen Akers earned a Tony nomination for her work as Luisa, the long-suffering wife of filmmaker Guido Contini in the original production of Nine and also starred on Broadway in another Tommy Tune-directed musical, Grand Hotel. H

A three-time Tony Award nominee for her performances in Kiss Me, Kate; Ragtime; and Passion, Marin Mazzie was recently on Broadway in the revival of Man of La Mancha.

Tickets for the concert are priced at $50, which includes a pre- performance cocktail party at 7 PM. Call (212) 615-6966 for reservations; visit www.durellproductions.com/sharell for more information. The York Theatre at St. Peter's is located at 54th Street and Lexington Avenue.

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