Share this article

print logo

Many, many divas

For any given theatrical production, one diva is usually more than enough. But for Mary Kate O'Connell, the founder and frequent performer in the long-running show "Diva By Diva," 1,000 is more like it. Hence "A Night of 1,000 Divas," a charity fundraiser and performance which celebrates the revue's 10th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda).

O'Connell's "Diva By Diva," billed as a celebration of women, is a constantly evolving evening of songs, poetry, speeches and all manner of cabaret-style entertainment that has featured more than 300 women since its inception. This iteration will benefit charities like the DeGraff Hospital Auxiliary, The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum and others -- though O'Connell is still seeking charities who want to sell blocks of tickets for the show. Regular tickets to the show are $25, or $100 for a ticket that includes entry to a reception at the Riviera at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Charities and those interested in $100 tickets should call Katherine Lucas at 692-0064. For additional information, call 692-2413 or visit rivieratheatre.org.

-Colin Dabkowski

There are no comments - be the first to comment