Farah Alvin, Roger Bart, Haven Burton, Eden Espinosa, Capathia Jenkins, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Gabriella Pizzolo, Keala Settle, Margo Seibert, Rob McClure (Chaplin), Charles Strouse (Annie) and Shanice Williams will star in Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefitting the Humane Society of New York, on Sunday, October 23 , 2016 at 7 pm at Feinstein’s/ 54 Below.
Tom Viola, Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, will be awarded the Humane Society of New York’s Sandy Fund Award, in recognition of his deep concern and support of the needs of rescued animals. The Award will be presented by Tony Award-winning actress and animal rights champion Bernadette Peters.
The third annual Best in Shows will be presented by Dorothy and Bill Berloni with music direction by Seth Rudetsky, who will also host the star-studded show featuring Broadway’s brightest performers, joined by surprise two and four legged guests.
The cabaret show will begin at 7:00 pm. There will be a post-performance reception with cast members for premium ticket buyers.
Best in Shows will feature performances by Farah Alvin (It Shoulda Been You), Roger Bart (Disaster!, The Producers), Haven Burton (Kinky Boots), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Capathia Jenkins (Caroline, or Change), Andy Karl (Rocky), Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home), Keala Settle (Waitress), Margo Seibert (Rocky, In Transit) and Shanice Williams (The Wiz Live!).
Orfeh and Andy Karl with their dog Boo