The Group Theatre Too (GTT), in association with Paul Michael's The Network, NYC, will present a star-studded benefit performance, Broadway at the Met Room, at New York's premier cabaret venue, The Metropolitan Room, on Sunday, December 2nd at 7pm. The performance is raising funds for GTT's Broadway Performance Project and will unveil the "Nicole Fosse Scholarship". Created by Kimberly Vaughn, The Broadway Performance Project is dedicated to discovering and nurturing new talent. This mini-conservatory trains the student to achieve Broadway caliber performance which is further shaped by industry professionals in prep for a two-evening performance at a top NY cabaret venue. Early this Fall GTT board member, Nicole Fosse agreed to create a scholarship in her name giving more opportunities for performers to take part in the 2013 season of Broadway Performance Project.
Broadway at the Met Room will be hosted by theater and television star Richard Kline, who played 'Larry Dallas' in "Three's Company" and also appeared in the Broadway casts of November, City of Angels, The Crucible, Twelfth Night, and Mary Stuart. Other performers will include Anita Gillette, They're Playing Our Song, Cabaret; Kurt Peterson, Follies, The Baker's Wife; Colleen Zenk, "As The World Turns", Bring Back Birdie; Kevin Spirtas, "Days of Our Lives", The Boy From Oz; Raissa Katona Bennett, Phantom of the Opera, Cats; Phillip Boykin, Porgy and Bess, Show Boat; Wayne Alan Wilcox, Chaplin, The Normal Heart andSheri Sanders, Rock the Audition; and Candice Guardin. Broadway Performance Project alumni, Sarah Amandes, Erin Elizabeth Eichhorn, Emily Nash, and Stephanie Windland will also perform. The benefit performance will be staged and coproduced by choreographer and Group Theatre Too producer, Justin Boccitto and directed by Kimberly Vaughn in collaboration with Kimothy Cruse. Musical direction is by Joshua Stephen Kartes.
Broadway at the Met Room performs one-night only on Sunday, December 2nd at 7pm at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue. Tickets are $30 plus a 2 drink minimum. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.metropolitanroom.com. Learn more about Broadway Performance Project by visiting www.broadwayperformanceproject.com.