Tony nominee Sally Mayes (She Loves Me), Bistro winner Nicolas King (Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center), Shereen Pimentel (Broadway’s West Side Story), and Bistro winner Amy Jo Jackson (Joe’s Pub) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys” – the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, June 5 at 7 pm. The Ali Forney Center is the nation’s largest agency dedicated to helping LGBTQ homeless youth.
“Night Of A Thousand Judys” will honor the iconic Judy Garland with special skits, tributes and songs from her legendary career as movie star, recording artist and stage performer. The event helps commemorate Judy’s 100th Birthday and the 20th Anniversary of The Ali Forney Center. The event will also feature previously-announced performers Tony winner Frances Ruffelle (Les Misérables, Starlight Express), Grammy winner Nathan Lee Graham (Zoolander, Priscilla), Grammy winner and Tony nominee Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill, Spring Awakening), Lortel winner Bonnie Milligan (Kimberly Akimbo, Head Over Heels), jazz vocalist Hilary Kole (Carnegie Hall, Blue Note), and singer/songwriter Eleri Ward (Josh Groban Harmony Tour, Joe’s Pub),with more to be announced. www.publictheater.org