Update: I forgot to mention that Mary Testa and Celia Keenan-Bolger will be among the performers, and that the silent auction is likely to have some good art in it. I know that Mixed Greens is donating some pieces.
Paris Commune II Communards in the South Pacific
Monday,May 12, 8 PM to 1 AM, Performance at 9 PM
Element Nightclub, 225 East Houston Street
@ Essex Street / Avenue A, New York, NY 10002
Enjoy drinks and dancing in this trendy Lower East Side club, surrounded byThe Civilians artists, friends, and supporters. This Benefit event will include complimentary sponsored drinks, full cash bar, light hors doeuvres, and an exciting silent auction.
In honor of our production of Paris Commune at the Public Theater, the company will perform a special sequel to the revolution. Following the Communards (in song) from life in the streets of Paris to exile on the French Polynesian island of New Caledonia, this one-time only event is guaranteed to prove that the fight (and the show) must go on.Tickets $25 to $150. R.S.V.P. at www.thecivilians.org or by calling (212)-730-2019.