Carol Channing & Justin Vivian Bond to Celebrate HELLO, DOLLY! 50th Anniversary at The Town Hall, 1/20
Producer Daniel Nardicio has announced that he will bring together two icons for one night only; Three-time Tony Award-winner Carol Channing will join queer icon and Tony Nominee Justin VivIan Bond in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: An Intimate Evening with Carol Channing and Justin VivIan Bond on January 20, 2014 at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd St, NYC). Muscial direction for Mx Bond by Lance Horne. The event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Channing's most identified role, Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello Dolly, which debuted at the St. James Theatre on January 16, 1964.
On January 20th, the 92 year old veteran stage and screen actress will regale audiences with stories of her 70-plus years in show business, her upbringing in San Francisco and her numerous costars. Bond, recently hailed by New Yorker as "the greatest cabaret artist of her generation," will open the show with a set of "love songs for Carol" before sitting down with Ms. Channing for a multimedia event featuring clips from her career, celebrity video clips and video questions which will be submitted in advance.