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Peter Mac to Star in Cabaret Cares' 'Judy and Me'

Cabaret Cares, the hit benefit series, continues in August with cabaret performer Peter Mac in his one-man show "Judy and Me." The show will be performed at the Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 W. 42nd St.) on August 30th at 7 PM.

"Cabaret Cares is the monthly cabaret benefit series produced by Joseph Macchia and Joseph John Productions. The series benefits two AIDS organizations in New York Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS and Help Is On The Way Today. Broadway Cares is the nations leading industry AIDS grant making association. Help Is On the Way Today is a new non-for-profit organization founded by Joseph Macchia to assist children living with HIV and AIDS in the tri state area when government agencies fall short," state press notes.
 
"Judy and Me" is "a one man show performed and written by Peter Mac about his life growing up in a homophobic town on Long Island, also dealing with the domestic abuse at home and how is love for Judy Garland gets him through the rough spots. The show was produced in  the summer of 2002 and performed at The Duplex downtown New York. In the fall the show was turned into a 6 person ninety minute one act play and was performed at Rose's Turn. The show was only to run for four nights but became an overnight hit and ran for two years to rave reviews. It earned a 2002 HX Award nomination for best gay play."

Doors open at 6:30pm, show time is 7pm sharp. There is. a $25 cover charge which goes to the charities and a $15 food/drink minimum; cash and credit cards accepted.  To make reservations, call 212-695-6909


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