The third annual event, a tribute to all things Judy Garland, is a benefit for the Ali Forney Center and its mission to protect LGBTQ youth from the harms of homelessness. It is a special installment of the acclaimed variety show, "The Meeting." The night is written and hosted by Justin Sayre, with music direction by Lance Horne, choreography by Jason Wise and costume design by Sean Barrett. The show will feature performances by Martha Wash (“It’s Raining Men”), Madeleine Peyroux (platinum-selling vocalist), Carolee Carmello (Tony Award nominee for Scandalous), Justin Vivian Bond (Tony Award nominated performance artist), Lea DeLaria (acclaimed comedian and jazz singer), Jaime Cepero (“Smash”), Christiane Noll (Tony Award nominee for Ragtime), Telly Leung (“Glee,” Godspell), Karen Mason (Wonderland, Hairspray), Scott Matthew (Shortbus), Maude Maggart (Entertainment Weekly's “Must List”), Natalie Joy Johnson (Silence!, Legally Blonde), Nancy Anderson (Far From Heaven, Wonderful Town), Molly Pope (Village Voice “Best of NYC 2011”) and Danielle Grabianowski (Sleep No More).
All VIP tickets include a Pre VIP Cocktail reception prior to the show with gift bag.
100% of the proceeds benefit the Ali Forney Center.