The Abingdon Theater Company Gets Ready For Their 25th Anniversary Gala of Kander & Ebb’s And The World Goes ‘Round 

The Abingdon Theater Company Gets Ready For Their 25th Anniversary Gala of Kander & Ebb’s And The World Goes ‘Round 

A preview of performances from the upcoming all-star-concert staging of Kander & Ebb’s And The World Goes ‘Round to be presented at The Abingdon Theater Company 25th Anniversary Gala. The Gala will be held Monday October 23rd at 6pm at the Edison Ballroom.

,Cunio, Brenda Braxton, Katie Thompson, Nick Adams,The Abingdon Theater Company Gala

Cunio, Brenda Braxton, Katie Thompson, Nick Adams

On the video is the greeting from choreographer Deidre Goodwin and director Chad Austin, followed by Tony Speciale. Nick Adams performs “The Money Song”, Cunio performs “Kiss of the Spider Woman”, Brenda Braxton performs “All That Jazz” and Katie Thompson performs “And The World Goes ‘Round.”

The gala will honoring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (ChicagoSweet Charity, “Cheers,” “Frasier”), the event will feature a special concert performance of the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical revue And The World Goes ‘Round featuring Nick Adams (Priscilla Queen of the DesertA Chorus LineLa Cage aux Folles), Sebastian Arcelus (“Madam Secretary,” “House of Cards,” Wicked), Jeannette Bayardelle (The Color PurpleHairCompany), Tony Award nominee Brenda Braxton (Smokey Joe’s CafeJelly’s Last JamChicago), Cunio (HairsprayJersey Boys), Tyler Hanes (CatsA Chorus Line, On the Town), Jenn Harris (Modern Orthodox, Silence the Musical), Olivier Award-winner Ruthie Henshall (Crazy For YouMiss SaigonChicago), Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night MusicCabaretOnce Upon a Mattress), Jeff Hiller (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman (The ProducersThe NanceSteel Pier), Morgan James (The Addams FamilyGodspellMotown), Telly Leung (Aladdin, AllegianceGodspell), Bianca Marroquín (ChicagoIn the HeightsThe Pajama Game), Drama Desk Award nominee Julia Murney (The Wild PartyWickedLennon), Christine Pedi (Little MeTalk RadioChicago), two-time Tony Award-nominee Mary Beth Peil (AnastasiaNineThe King and I), Jelani Remy (The Lion KingHigh School Musical), Angie L. Schworer (Something RottenThe ProducersSunset Boulevard), Carrie St. Louis (WickedRock of Ages), Ali Stroker (“Glee,” Spring Awakening), Katie Thompson, (GiantPump Boys and DinettesBig Fish), and Sally Ann Triplett (Finding NeverlandThe Last ShipCarrie), with Gabriel Bernal (The World According to Snoopy), Hannah Corneau (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Matthew Davies (Beauty and the Beast), Lily Kaufmann (NewsiesHairspray), Pierre Marais (Saturday Night FeverA Chorus Line), Ilda Mason (CinderellaWest Side Story), Jaysin McCollum (The Lion King), Yasmin Schancer (The Golden Smile). And The World Goes ‘Round will feature choreography by Deidre Goodwin, musical direction by Kevin David Thomas, and direction by Chad Austin. Individual Gala tickets, starting at $500, include access to the cocktail reception, dinner, awards presentation and live auction at 6PM, followed by orchestra seating for And The World Goes ‘Round at 8PM.  $250 performance-only tickets offer access to reserved seating with open bar for the 8PM performance. $125 performance-only tickets offer access to general admission on the mezzanine with open bar for the 8PM performance. Doors open at 7:30pm for performance-only tickets. Both Individual Gala tickets and performance-only tickets are available at AbingdonTheatre.org or by calling 212-868-2055, ext. 2.

 

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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