NYC Gay Men's Chorus Presents 'CELEBRATE ME HOME' With The Cast Of [title of show] 12/9
New York City Gay Men's Chorus' annual Holiday Spectacular is one of the most anticipated highlights of the holiday season in New York City. This year, with "Celebrate Me Home," NYCGMC gathers with friends and family to share the holiday spirit, while continuing its steadfast efforts to celebrate the LGBT community through song. Hop a sleigh ride around the world as NYCGMC offers a program including carols from the Basque country, South Africa, Cuba and the Dominican Republic as well as traditional favorites like "Sleigh Ride," "Silent Night" and "Joy to the World." There will be laughter, tears and inspiring messages of hope. It's the most fabulous holiday party in town.
[title of show], a self-described musical about two nobodies named Hunter and Jeff who decide to write a completely original musical starring themselves and their attractive and talented ladyfriends, Susan and Heidi, was the hit of the 2004 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Shortly afterward, the show opened off-Broadway at Vineyard Theatre before opening on Broadway earlier this season. The New York Times called [title of show] "delectable entertainment!" Entertainment Weekly described the show as "sly, sassy, inspired" while the Daily News called it a "terrific, kick-ass time."
"At Carnegie Hall this December, you are going to see NYCGMC as you have never seen and heard it before," says Artistic Director Charles Beale. "There will be beautiful new carols from around the world and traditional favorites. With the incredible cast of [title of show], a red-nosed reindeer, some Supremes, the Andrews Misters and over 200 gay men of all shapes and sizes, you are promised the warmest of welcomes!"
The New York City Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Spectacular "Celebrate Me Home" will also pay tribute to the amazing work of PFLAG, the organization for parents, friends and families of Lesbians and Gays as well as The Ali Forney Center which helps provide homes for the up to 25% of LGBT teens who are turned away by their families and find themselves homeless on the streets of New York.