Cui Bono: Benefit Roundup
Arrrghts at St. Ann's
Some upcoming benefits:
Who Benefits: St. Ann's Warehouse, May 2
Bryan Ferry, Laurie Anderson, Beth Orton, Lou Reed, and others will put their hearrrghts in it (okay, no more, I promise) as they sing pirate ballads and sea chanteys, creating a live version of Hal Wilner's acclaimed double album Rogues Gallery. Tickets, which begin at $250 include the performance as well as cocktails, dinner, and dessert. More information: 718.834.8794x11 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who Benefits: Clubbed Thumb honors Robert Lyons, May 3
Clubbed Thumb promises a fine romance in their annual benefit, held at the Society of Illustrators. Wine, women, and song will feature, and they will "shower Robert Lyons of the Ohio Theater with love." Tickets include catering by Nancy Weber and a performance by Chris Wells and begin at $60. More information: 212-802-8007
Who Benefits: the Public Theater, celebrating Robert Pittman and LAByrinth Theater, June 19
Bertani wines, Imperia vodka and others will join in boozy support of longtime Public Theater board member and former chairman Robert Pittman, as well as the LAByrinth Theater, currently at residence at the public. Tickets range from $750 to $50,000 guarantees a buffet dinner in Central Park, tickets to Romeo and Juliet and a post performance reception with the cast. More information: (212)725-2948 or www.publictheater.org.
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