Broadways Raissa Katona Bennett and Daytime's Tonya Walker perform in final Cabaret Cares Show April 13th

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RAISSA AND FRIENDS ? NOT THE USUAL SUSPECTS comes to the Beechman Theatre, in a benefit for Cabaret Cares 3, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and Help Is On The Way Today. Most of the friends that Raissa Katona Bennett (Broadway?s PHANTOM, CHESS) has asked to join her are not the typical folks one usually sees performing in NYC cabarets. The show features Emmy nominated soap star, Tonya Walker Davidson, best known for her role as Alex Buchanan on OLTL, Kristin Huffman from the recent Broadway revival of COMPANY and a former Miss Ohio, Broadway veteran, recording and cabaret star, Rosemary Loar, Cirque de Soliel WINTUK star and a LES MISERABLES ?Gavroche?, Noah Galvin, Tavern on the Green favorite and CT producer/director/actress, Maureen Hamill, acclaimed regional theatre actress/singer Candy Benge, writer, director, actor and Bistro/Nightlife/MAC award winner Philip Geoffrey Bond, and ?Broadway?s Beethoven?, deaf composer, Jay Alan Zimmerman. Musical directors for the evening are Forbidden Broadway?s David Caldwell, and Bistro Award winner and Leonard Bernstein?s assistant/protégé, Mark Janas.

Cabaret Cares is the ongoing cabaret series that was founded by Joseph Macchia to bring together the best of the Broadway and cabaret community. The series benefits Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS and Help Is On The Way Today. Help Is On The Way Today helps raise funds for children living with HIV and AIDS in New York City. The series has raised over $26,000 since its start with in 2006.


The Laurie Beechman Theatre

April 13th 2009 doors open at 9:00 Show Time 9:30 p.m.

$25.00 Cover Charge $15 Food/Drink Min

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