Gorgeous: A Barbara Harris Tribute Will Be Held in October

Benefits and Galas   Gorgeous: A Barbara Harris Tribute Will Be Held in October
 
The Tony-winning star of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and The Apple Tree, died August 21 at age 83.
Barbara Harris in <i>On a Clear Day You Can See Forever</i>
Barbara Harris in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Bert Andrews

The life and legacy of late Tony Award winner Barbara Harris, known for her roles in the Broadway musicals On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and The Apple Tree, will be celebrated October 2 at The Green Room 42.

The Oscar-nominated actress, who appeared in Freaky Friday, Robert Altman's Nashville, Peggy Sue Got Married, and Who Is Harry Kellerman, and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?, for which she received a 1972 Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, died August 21 at the age of 83.


The 7 PM tribute concert will include shared memories of long-time friends and colleagues (both in person and via video) with video montages of rarely-seen footage of Harris on stage.

Expect selections from On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, The Apple Tree, Nashville, Freaky Friday, and A Thousand Clowns.

Featured artists are Nicholas Barasch, Kerry Ipema, Michael Cummings, Justin Henry, John Charles McLaughlin, Lindsay Morgan, Cherish Myers, Vanessa Pereda-Felix, Jason Pintar, Cassandra Sandberg, Jana DeBusk, and Adam Elsberry.

Proceeds benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, an organization that became and remained dear to Ms. Harris after losing close friends to the epidemic. Nicholas Barasch directs with music direction by and Kerry Ipema.

Tickets, priced $20-$45, can be purchased here.

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