Stage and screen stars Bebe Neuwirth and Malcolm Gets will join forces Saturday, October 13 for BUCKS COUNTY CABARET, a one-night-only concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening of Broadway standards and other popular songs will be held at the newly renovated, historic Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA (70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938).
Neuwirth is a two-time Emmy Award winner for her role as ‘Lilith’ on “Cheers” and a two-time Tony Award winner for acclaimed performances in Sweet Charity and as the unforgettable ‘Velma Kelly’ in Chicago.
Gets is a Tony Award nominee for Amour, two-time Obie Award winner for Merrily We Roll Along and The Two Gentlemen of Verona and audience favorite for his stand-out performance in HBO’s Grey Gardens and on NBC’s hit comedy “Caroline in the City.”
“Bucks County has a history both as a home of exceptional theatre and as a community offering compassionate support for those affected by HIV/AIDS,” said Tom Viola, executive director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. “For seven years, the community has embraced BUCKS COUNTY CABARET and Broadway Cares is honored to have the opportunity to join forces with our friends in Bucks County on what promises to be a spectacularly entertaining evening.”
Individual tickets cost $75-$300, with exclusive sponsorship opportunities also available. Tickets can be purchased at broadwaycares.org, by calling 212.840.0770, ext. 268, or at the Bucks County Playhouse box office (70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938).
The evening will begin with cocktails at 6 pm, followed by the 7 pm performance and live auction inside the playhouse. An exclusive VIP reception with the artists will be held following the performance at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (5281 York Road, Holicong, PA 18928).
For New York City residents, Broadway Cares is offering a limited number of round-trip travel packages that feature luxury shuttle service to and from the show. The trip includes an afternoon in New Hope with discounts at local restaurants. New Hope is about 90 minutes west of New York City.