Transport Group, a new not-for-profit theatre group, will be presenting Gimme a Break!, a cabaret featuring dozens of award-winning performers from the theatre community, on Monday, Oct. 15 at 8 PM at 45 Bleecker Street. The proceeds will benefit the infant theatre group.
Scheduled to appear are Bryan Batt (Forbidden Broadway), Stephen Bogardus (Love! Valor! Compassion!), Sherry Boone (Marie Christine), Diana Canova ("Soap"), Kevin Chamberlin (Seussical), Veanne Cox (Company), Kim Crosby (Into the Woods), John Dosset (Assassins), Robert DuSold (Jekyll and Hyde), Beth Fowler (Sweeney Todd), Rita Gardner (Fantasticks), Malcolm Gets ("Caroline in the City"), Jenny Giering (composer), Kristin Lee Kelly (Rocky Horror Show), Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose), Florence Lacey (Hello Dolly), Antoinette LeVecchia (Macaroni Requiem), Kim Lindsay (Showboat), Heather Mac Rae (Falsettos), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me), Jessica Molaskey (Parade), Maureen Moore (A Little Night Music), Julia Murney (The Wild Party), Mark Nadler (Gershwin's American Rhapsody), Christina Norrup (The Producers), Brad Oscar (The Producers), Evan Pappas (My Favorite Year), Michele Pawk (Crazy For You), Mary Beth Peil ("Dawson's Creek"), Jennifer Piech (Titanic), Sara Ramirez (A Class Act), Marla Schaffel (Jane Eyre), Emily Skinner (Side Show), Cheryl Stern (The Women), Mary Testa (42nd Street), Barbara Walsh (Falsettos), Lynn Wintersteller (Closer Than Ever) and Chip Zien (Into the Woods).
Transport Group, co-founded by Jack Cummings III and Robyn Hussa, intends to explore new types of theatre while supporting programs such as animal rescue and other charitable causes. Transport Group's first production will be Our Town, scheduled for Feb. 2002.
Tickets range from $75-$1000 for a single person and $125-$1500 per couple. For reservations, call (212) 560-4372.
— Steve Luber