Patrick Wilson, America Ferrera, Christian Borle & More Set for Clubbed Thumb's TUMACHO Benefit Tonight
TUMACHO, an intimate one-night performance with songs to benefit five-time Obie-winning theatre company Clubbed Thumb, will take place tonight, December 16 (7:30pm) at 13th Street Theater. 2013 Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon directs, written by Obie winner Ethan Lipton. The event will feature Patrick Wilson, America Ferrera, Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kristine Nielsen, Richard Kind, and John Ellison Conlee.
Patrick Wilson most recently appeared in the hit HBO show GIRLS. Prior to that he starred in the HBO miniseries ANGELS IN AMERICA for which he received both a Golden Globe and Emmy nomination and many critically acclaimed movies such as LITTLE CHILDREN, RUNNING WITH SCISSORS and WATCHMEN. He starred in numerous Broadway shows including THE FULL MONTY and OKLAHOMA! both of which earned him Tony Award nominations.
America Ferrera starred in the hit ABC TV show UGLY BETTY for which she garnered a Golden Globe and Emmy Award. She can be seen in many films including REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES and THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS. She garnered raves as the star of last season's BETHANY at the Women's Project.
Christian Borle was most recently seen on the NBC show SMASH, as well as in the Broadway production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER for which he won a Tony Award. Prior to that he starred in many Broadway and off-Broadway shows including the 20th Anniversary production of ANGELS IN AMERICA and the musical LEGALLY BLONDE, which earned him his first Tony Award nomination.
Celia Keenan-Bolger burst onto the scene garnering a Tony nomination for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. After starring in the revival of LES MISERABLES and off-Broadway in shows such as BACHEROLETTE, she racked up another Tony nomination for her performance in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. She is currently on Broadway in THE GLASS MENAGERIE, starring opposite Cherry Jones.
Richard Kind can be seen in many films and television shows including ARGO, A SERIOUS MAN, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, SPIN CITY, and MAD ABOUT YOU. He has appeared on Broadway, most recently in THE BIG KNIFE (Tony nomination), as well as DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, and THE PRODUCERS, among others.
Kristine Nielsen starred in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (Tony nomination). Other credits include MISS WITHERSPOON, BETTY'S SUMMER VACATION, BLOODY BLOODY Andrew Jackson, CRAZY MARY, DOG OPERA, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES.
John Ellison Conlee received a Tony nomination for THE FULL MONTY. Other theatre credits include MURDER BALLAD, THE MADRID and 1776.
Pam MacKinnon is a Tony, Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning director. Favorite recent productions include WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGNIA WOOLF?, CLYBOURNE PARK, A DELICATE BALANCE, and PETER AND JERRY.
Ethan Lipton'S musical NO PLACE TO GO at Joe's Pub won an Obie Award in 2012. Other plays include RED-HANDED OTTER (NY Post best plays of the year), and LUTHER (NY Times Critic's Pick, 5-star review in Timeout NY).
TUMACHO will be performed on Monday, December 16th at 7:30PM
Premium seats are $125; regular tickets are $100; they can be purchased at: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9834379
Photo by Walter McBride