Stage and screen stars Bebe Neuwirth and Malcolm Gets will join forces Saturday, October 13 for BUCKS COUNTY CABARET, a one-night-only concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening of Broadway standards and other popular songs will be held at the newly renovated, historic Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA.
Neuwirth is a two-time Emmy Award winner for her role as ‘Lilith’ on “Cheers” and a two-time Tony Award winner for acclaimed performances in Sweet Charity and as the unforgettable ‘Velma Kelly’ in Chicago.
Gets is a Tony Award nominee for Amour, two-time Obie Award winner for Merrily We Roll Along and The Two Gentlemen of Verona and audience favorite for his stand-out performance in HBO’s Grey Gardens and on NBC’s hit comedy “Caroline in the City.”
"Bucks County has a history both as a home of exceptional theatre and as a community offering compassionate support for those affected by HIV/AIDS," said Tom Viola, executive director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. "For seven years, the community has embraced BUCKS COUNTY CABARETand Broadway Cares is honored to have the opportunity to join forces with our friends in Bucks County on what promises to be a spectacularly entertaining evening."
Individual tickets cost $75-$300, with exclusive sponsorship opportunities also available. Tickets can be purchased at broadwaycares.org, by calling 212.840.0770, ext. 268, or at the Bucks County Playhouse box office, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938.
The evening will begin with cocktails at 6 pm, followed by the 7 pm performance and live auction inside the playhouse. An exclusive VIP reception with the artists will be held following the performance at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm, 5281 York Road, Holicong, PA 18928.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 Broadway Cares has raised more than $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.
Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative and the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic.