Wainwright Goes Over the Rainbow
Rainbows and “Puttin’ on the Ritz” — these are just a couple of his cravings.
Rufus Wainwright will pay tribute to Judy Garland by performing her 1961 concert, in its entirety, at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Wainwright announced details about the event on his website, which also features a replica of the original poster for Garland’s concert, with Wainwright’s face in place of hers. With a full orchestra in tow, Wainwright will belt out tunes like “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” “Come Rain or Come Shine,” and “Swanee” at the June 14 event.
Eager fans can reserve VIP tickets on Wainwright’s site, with proceeds benefiting the empire State Pride Agenda. Tickets become available to the general public on March 27.
As Garland sang, “That’s entertainment!”
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