REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC's Sonja Morgan to Perform at SPEAKEASY MODERNE Benefit, 6/14

Channeling the magnificent party atmosphere of The Great Gatsby, on Friday, June 14 at 9pm at the East Hampton Studio (77 Industrial Road East Hampton, NY 11975), The Real Housewives of NYC's Sonja Morgan will guest star at a special Hamptons benefit performance of New York's sexiest party Speakeasy Moderne, an Unforgettable evening featuring an intoxicating blend of Jazz Age Manhattan, vaudeville, cabaret and a touch of burlesque. This special Hamptons performance will benefit the launch ofDavid Kilmnick's Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) Center of the Hamptons (www.ligaly.org) and the Creative Coalition Music Foundation (www.thecreativecoalition.org).

Hosted by "Official Hank" Stampfl, at Speakeasy Moderne get swept up in a world where singers enchant, flappers flirt and dancers dazzle...joining Sonja Morgan on June 14 will be Broadway's Gabrielle Ruiz (Evita with Ricky Martin, In the Heights, the 1st National Tour of A Chorus Line) and Dina Fanai (Trans-Siberian Orchestra). Upcoming NYC show dates are May 30 at9pm, June 20 at 9pm and July 25 at 9pm.

With songs from the Tin Pan Alley era to the Golden Age of Broadway to today's pop charts and performances from special guest singers, dancers and burlesque stars, the show puts a modern twist on the illicit speakeasy, where high brow and low brow entertainers and audiences mingle, indulging in drink, song and dance. Evening and cocktail wear is encouraged and audience members are asked to dress in their best 1920's wardrobes.

Choreography by Kimberly Schafer and music by The Matt Baker Trio featuring Grammy nominated guest cellist David Eggar. Makeup design by Dex Phillip of Dex New York Cosmetics.

Musical numbers include "Willkommen" from Cabaret, "Edge of Glory" (Lady Gaga), "It Don't Mean A Thing" (Duke Ellington) and "Proud Mary" (Tina Turner).

Master of Ceremonies "Official Hank" Stampfl has traveled regionally and nationally in the North American Broadway tour ofEvita, Kander and Ebb's Cabaret, and Hello, Dolly starring Sally Struthers. He has recently released a pop/dance CD produced by Heather Holley (Christina Aguilera) featuring songs "Life On Stage," "Know Me" featuring Richie Rich, and "Feel Good."

Speakeasy Moderne will play East Hampton Studio (77 Industrial Road East Hampton, NY 11975) on Friday, June 14 at 9pm.VIP tickets are $125 each (which includes a champagne reception with the cast before the show and front orchestra ticket),premium tickets are $100, mid-orchestra tickets are $50, rear orchestra tickets are $25, standing room tickets are $15.There are also tables of 4 for $500 & tables of 8 for $1,000. Tickets can be purchased online atwww.SpeakeasyModerne.com.



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