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BC/EFA Presents Sherie Rene Scott in 'You May Now Worship Me' Benefit March 31

Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS is proud to present a one night only performance of You May Now Worship Me, a collection of musical short stories featuring Tony Award nominee Sherie Rene Scott, Monday, March 31 at 8 PM at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). The evening will benefit the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative of The Actor's Fund.

You May Now Worship Me is conceived and written by Tony Awardâ nominee Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, featuring direction by Tony Awardâ winner Michael Mayer, and musical direction by Tom Kitt.

"BC/EFA presents a one night only benefit performance of You May Now Worship Me, Scott's collection of deeply personal stories. From her childhood in Topeka to her eventual rise to Broadway semi-star, this is her truth, her whole truth, and nothing but her truth… only better. Featuring songs made famous by such icons as Judy Garland, Rickie Lee Jones, Tom Waits, and Mr. Rogers, You May Now Worship Me reminds us that none of us are in Kansas anymore," explain press notes.

Tickets for You May Now Worship Me may be purchased by calling BC/EFA at (212) 840-0770, extension 268 or online by visiting www.BroadwayCares.org.

Ticket packages to You May Now Worship Me are:

  • WORSHIP ME ($500 each /$420 per ticket tax-deductible): 1 Prime Center Orchestra seat;  1 ticket to the VIP post-show reception; premium listing in Playbill; A You May Now Worship Me Playbill signed by Sherie Rene Scott.
  • ADORE ME ($250 each / $170 per ticket tax-deductible): 1  VIP Center Orchestra seat – or Front Mezzanine; 1 ticket to the VIP post-show reception; listing in Playbill.
  • REVERE ME ($95 each / $45 per ticket tax-deductible): 1 orchestra seat or front mezzanine.
  • IN AWE OF ME ($50 each / not tax-deductible): 1 Rear Mezzanine or Balcony seat.

Sherie Rene Scott is currently appearing as Ursula in Disney's The Little Mermaid. Other Credits include Landscape of the Body (Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Drama League honor), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations.; Drama League honor), Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida (Derwent Award, Drama League honor), Tommy (Original Broadway Cast), Rent, The Last Five Years (Drama Desk nom., Drama League honor), Debbie Does Dallas, Randy Newman's Faust, Kander & Ebb's Over and Over (Helen Hayes nom.). With husband Kurt Deutsch she co-founded Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records (www.sh-k-boom.com); more than 50 albums, five Grammy nominations and a 2006 Drama Desk Award for dedication to the preservation of musical theatre through cast recordings.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fund raising and grant making organization. BC/EFA is the on-going, committed response from the American theater community to an urgent worldwide health crisis. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of this community, BC/EFA raises funds for AIDS-related causes across the United States. Since it's founding in 1988, BC/EFA has raised over $140 million for critically needed services for people with AIDS, HIV and other related illnesses.

The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative dedicates a range of resources solely to addressing the health needs and concerns specific to women in the entertainment industry, providing direct services and financial assistance to many women who are often without health insurance. The Initiative has helped clients confront breast, cervical, and ovarian cancers; domestic violence, chemical dependency, mental health, and other conditions. The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative was established by The Actors' Fund in 1996 with a $10,000 from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.   Since then BC/EFA has provided over $3 million in support.   Over 1,800 women in the entertainment industry have benefited from social services and emergency financial assistance provided.

You May Now Worship Me is sponsored by The New York Times, Continental Airlines, Showtime, & John's Pizzeria. For more information, please visit the BC/EFA website at www.BroadwayCares.org

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