BY ROBERT VIAGAS
NOV 29, 2017
Tony Award winners Betty Buckley and Lillias White and original Rent star Anthony Rapp are among Broadway performers lined up to spend One Night With the Stars, a benefit for Wigs & Wishes, the charity that provides wigs and grants wishes to women and children who have lost their hair and are otherwise suffering from cancer.
Broadway, TV, film, and music stars recently added to the 7:30 PM December 4 concert at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City include Fran Drescher, Constantine Maroulis, Darci Lynne, Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Jesse Medeles, Cheryl Burke, and the duo Tabitha & Napoleon D’umo (a.k.a. Nappytabs).
They will appear alongside the previously announced Mandy Gonzalez, Lainie Kazan, Telly Leung, Noah Galvin, Bruce Vilanch, Jon Jon Briones, Jennifer Gambatese, Jordin Sparks, Natasha Bedingfield, Sofia Carson, Sal Valentinetti, James Maslow, and Sharon Catherine Brown. Lineup subject to change. Billy Blanks Jr. is scheduled to direct.
Tickets cost $66 to $1,006. Net proceeds for the 7:30 PM concert will go to the Wigs & Wishes foundation, which was launched by celebrity hairstylist Martino Cartier.
Wigs & Wishes held its annual gala October 22 in New Jersey.
Lillias White has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess.