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5th Annual City Opera House Gala

Broadway on Front: Life is Cabaret

NOV 2, 2019

Please join us for an unforgettable evening of amusement, libations, and nightclub fabulousness. Life is a Cabaret is hosted by Paul Canaan and will feature a wide array of performers including New York’s very own nightlife luminary and bonified drag troublemaker, Eve Starr.

The City Opera House Gala includes live music, a live auction, and many live opportunities to support City Opera House and our mission to connect people to the arts and each other.

Paul Canaan, Host
Broadway: Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, Thoroughly Modern Millie, La Cage Aux Folles, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Legally Blonde.

Take It From The Top Executive Director

Eve Starr
Co-hosted NYC's longest-running drag duo show, Psycho Babble; Drag appearances on MTV, Kevin Cahoon’s Fashionista, Booka Shade’s Sweet Lies, Boys Night All Male Cirquelesque Revue at the Slipper Room (host) and Atlantis cruises (host).

Adinah Alexander
Broadway:  Kinky Boots, Wedding Singer, Wicked, Urban Cowboy, Parade 
Television: The Deuce, The Last OG, Bull, Lights Out, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order
Off Broadway:  Adding Machine, Love Janis, Ruthless, Leap of Faith, The Last Smoker in America, Two Rooms, The No Frills Revue

Eden Espinosa
Broadway: Wicked (Alphaba), Brooklyn the Musical (Brooklyn), RENT (Maureen)  
Regional: Rain (Sadie), Flora the Red Menace (Flora), Evita (Eva Peron) and more.
Voiceovers: Tangled the Series, Robot Chicken, MAD TV, Elena of Avalor, Titan Maximum

Joey Taranto
Broadway: Kinky Boots, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, Rock of Ages; Regional: Kinky Boots, The Legend of Georgia McBride, Little Shop of Horrors.

Jacob Yandura
Composer credits: The Last Queen of Canaan (book by Harrison David Rivers), The Coup and Wringer, a commission by NYC Children’s Theater (based on the novel by Jerry Spinelli) (Off-Broadway; New York City Center Stage II).

 Take It From The Top 2019 Students


Tier 1/Main floor/Table
$125 per person or $1,000 per table of 8 ($75/$600 tax deductible)
Includes valet parking, hosted bar, light appetizers & desserts.

Tier 2/Balcony
$25 per person
Balcony tickets include a private cash bar.

$15 per student

Gifts to City Opera House help sustain the artistic and educational programs at City Opera House, as well as the architectural and historic building itself. Donations to City Opera House, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, help:

City Opera House is a 501c(3) nonprofit and your donation is fully tax deductible.


Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 8:00pm

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