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4.5 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from Tom

Event was a little long and the silent auction was very disappointing, but overall it was a wonderful event for a wonderful cause.

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Review from Goldstar Member

Unbelievable array of Upper West Side talent! 3 1/2 hours of spectacular entertainment---and all for a great cause: marriage equality.

reviewed Apr 13 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

I ordered 2 tickets on March 5th, 5 weeks before this event. When I picked my tickets up at the box office, one ticket was for Q103 and the other was for R116. Besides being in 2 different rows, the seats were at opposite aisles. Needless to say...continued

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The benefit concert, sponsored by the Jewish Alliance for Change, will feature a host of stars from the worlds of television, film, music, and comedy, including Tony, Emmy, Oscar, and GRAMMY Award winners and nominees, prominent political leaders, progressive and LGBT activists – and special surprise guests!   An unforgettable evening not to be missed! 

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Jim Dale (host), winner of a Tony Award, two GRAMMY Awards, and four Drama Desk Awards as Best Actor; the “Voice of Harry Potter;” “The Toast of Broadway”

Richard Belzer, star of Homicide: Life on the Street and Law and Order: SVU, and stand-up comedian

John Bucchino, the renowned composer and pianist, who wrote the score to “A Catered Affair”, winner of the Drama League Award for Best Musical

Mike Burstyn, two-time Drama Desk Award nominated stage, film and television actor and singer (appearing in the new off-Broadway show Lansky)

Ann Hampton Callaway, multiplatinum-selling singer, composer, lyricist, pianist, and Tony Award-nominated actress; the only composer recognized by the Cole Porter Estate to have collaborated posthumously with Cole Porter

Melissa Errico, Tony Award-nominated actress and singer, called "The voice of enchantment” by The New York Times

Tovah Feldshuh, four-time Tony Award-nominee, performing from her new show, Irena’s Vow, about a Polish Catholic woman who hid and cared for a dozen Jews during the Nazi occupation of Poland

Malcolm Gets, Tony Award nominated Broadway, TV and film actor and singer (TV’s Caroline in the City)

Peter Jöback, *multiplatinum Grammy-nominated recording artist in Scandinavia and star of London’s West End


Robert Klein, Emmy Award & Tony Award nominated Stand-Up Comedian & Actor

Linda Lavin, Tony Award winner, Best Actress in a Play (Broadway Bound); 3-time Tony Award nominee & Emmy Award nominee (Alice), actress & singer

Nellie McKay, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter, recording artist, and award-winning Broadway actress

Anne Meara, Tony Award nominee and four-time Emmy Award-nominated actress and comedian

Phyllis Newman,  Tony Award winner, Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Tony nominee, Best Featured Actress in a Play

Alice Playten, Tony Award nominated Best Actress in a Musical (Henry, Sweet Henry), Obie & Theater World Award winner

Seth Rudetsky, three-time Emmy Award-nominee, Sirius Satellite Radio’s “Voice of Broadway”

Billy Stritch, Grammy-Award winning composer, vocalist, jazz pianist, who will perform with Linda Lavin

*T**he Accidentals*, called “The best a cappella group in America”  by the New York Post

The Broadway Boys, a collection of the hottest male voices currently working on the New York stage.  The Boys add elements of Pop, Funk, Gospel, Jazz, and Folk to show tunes and classic pop songs, creating an out-of-control energy that makes you want to just get up and dance.

The Broadway Tenors, three of Broadway’s leading men:  Brian Lane Green, Tony nominee, Best Actor in a Musical; Kevin Spirtas, Broadway & NBC TV “Days of Our Lives” star; and Matt Farnsworth

The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus

And many more!

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