Norbert Leo Butz and Kate Baldwin to Reunite for THE GOODBYE GIRL Benefit Concert, 4/7

Norbert Leo Butz and Kate Baldwin to Reunite for THE GOODBYE GIRL Benefit Concert, 4/7

Recent Broadway co-stars will reunite for one night only this spring when two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz and Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin headline a benefit concert of the acclaimed Neil Simon / Marvin Hamlisch / David Zippel musical THE GOODBYE GIRL onMonday, April 7, 2014.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Gerald R. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street).

Based on the beloved Academy Award-winning film,THE GOODBYE GIRL chronicles the unlikely romance between Paula (Baldwin), a single mother who has been jilted one too many times by one too many actors, and Elliot (Butz), another actor, who shows up at her door -- out of the blue -- with a lease to sublet her apartment.

The original Broadway production of THE GOODBYE GIRL opened on March 4, 1993 at the Marquis Theatre and starred Bernadette Peters and Martin Short (in his Broadway debut). Directed by Michael Kidd with choreography by Graciela Daniele, the show ran for 188 performances and garnered five 1993 Tony nominations including Best Musical.

The April 7 benefit concert will be directed by David Zippel with musical direction by Joel Fram and choreography by Lorin Latarro.

Additional casting and the complete creative team will be announced soon.

Tickets for the one-night-only benefit are $75, $100, $150 and $250.

A VERY limited number of VIP seats are available for $500, which includes VIP seating for the show and the after-party, a photo with the cast and a signed Playbill. Sponsorships are also available.

Tickets can be purchased at or by calling (212) 221-7300 x133 or emailing

This Actors Fund benefit concert of THE GOODBYE GIRL is sponsored by Marriott Hotels and United Airlines.

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