PELHAM MANOR, N.Y. -- Broadway and award-winning cabaret performers, along with news anchors and reporters from several New York City television stations, will perform the music of Marvin Hamlisch in the sixth annual cabaret in Pelham Manor on Saturday, April 2.
Hosted by PIX 11 reporter Magee Hickey, this event raises funds for Astor Services for Children and Families’ Lawrence F. Hickey Center for Child Development. The therapeutic preschool program, based in the Bronx, is named in honor of Magee’s dad. The cabaret event will include a silent auction and will begin with a reception at 4 p.m. at the Manor Club, 1023 Esplanade, Pelham Manor.
The show will feature Valerie Lemon, Terre Blair Hamlisch (Marvin’s wife), Phil Hall, Peter Dugan, Merrill Stone, Rocky Paterra, Cole Rumbough, Sarah Monte, Lennie Watts, Natalie Douglas, Eva Kantor, Shana Farr, Charles Yang, J. Ernest Green, Hickey, Fox 5 news anchor Ernie Anastos and many more. including children from the Hickey Center. The cabaret director is Valerie Lemon with musical direction by Phil Hall.
James McGuirk, executive director of Astor Services for Children and Families, praised Hickey and her family for their continuing support of the preschool program. “Mr. Hickey was a generous humanitarian, giving of his time and many talents,” McGuirk said. “He was committed to ensuring the world becomes a better place for children and their families. We are so thankful to Magee and the entire Hickey family for all that they do on behalf our children and families.”
Items up for bid at the silent auction include a Sonoma Packet, which includes a four-day stay at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Sonoma County, and private tours and tastings at Rodney Strong and Kendall Jackson Vineyards; two tickets plus food and beverage for the Brooklyn Nets; dinner with several of the performers, including Hickey and Anastos, and many more items.
Tickets are $75, $150 and $500, ($55, $130 and $480 respectively of the ticket prices will go directly to the Lawrence F. Hickey Center) and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Tickets may be obtained online by clicking here .