The 28th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event-S.T.A.G.E.-will presentORIGINAL CAST 3, a musical celebration showcasingartists from theater, television and cabaret performing songs they originated in musical productions, for one-night-only onSaturday, April 28 at 7:30PM. This year, the annual event, which benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles, will return to the Saban Theatre Beverly Hills.
Heading the initial list of participants who will donate their time and talent to this notable event is a stellar slate of Tony®-award-winners and nominees, among them Anna Maria Alberghetti, Adrienne Barbeau, Len Cariou, Nancy Dussault, Beth Fowler, Bonnie Franklin, Brian Lane Green, Bill Hutton, Carol Lawrence, Donna McKechnie, Susan Watson, Lillias White and John Lloyd Young.
Each of the cast members of ORIGINAL CAST 3 will perform songs from shows with which they were associated. Those now scheduled to appear and the shows from which they will perform material are as follows: Anna Maria Alberghetti (Carnival), Adrienne Barbeau, (Grease), David Burnham (Light in the Piazza), Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd), Patrick Cassidy (Assassins), Patrick Cassidy and Shirley Jones (Maggie Flynn), Mary Jo Catlett (Different Times), Carole Cook with Alaman Diadhiou (How Do You Do I Love You),Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Lillias White doing a number from Dreamgirls, Beth Fowler (Beauty and the Beast), Bonnie Franklin (Applause,) Cody Green (West Side Story), Brian Lane Green (Big River), Bill Hutton (Blame It On the Movies), Carol Lawrence (West Side Story), Pat Marshall (Mr. Wonderful), Andrea McArdle (Annie), Donna McKechnie, (A Chorus Line), Pat Morison (The King and I), Rex Smith (The Pirates of Penzance), Sally Struthers (Annie), The Tonics (Sondheim-A Musical Celebration at Carnegie Hall), Constance Towers (Anastasia), Susan Watson (Bye Bye Birdie) and John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys).