Hostess Marti Gould Cummings was on hand to introduce several of the contestants in the seventh annual Broadway Beauty Pageant, a benefit for New York City’s Ali Forney Center, last night at Industry Bar in Hell’s Kitchen.
Celebrity judges for this year’s event will include Broadway babies Andrea Martin, Billy Porter, and Michael Urie. Seth Sikes will direct the show, choreographed by Paul McGill, and hosted by Tovah Feldshuh. This year Callan Bergmann (Silence! The Musical), Julius C. Carter (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Yurel Echezarreta (Matilda), Matthew Goodrich (The Nance), Orion Griffiths (Pippin), and Paul HeeSang Miller (Mamma Mia!) will compete for the crown through a variety of competitions (talent, interview, and swimsuit).
Tickets for The Broadway Beauty Pageant are available at www.nyuskirball.org/calendar/
Photography by Jeffrey James Keyes
Marti Gould Cummings