From now through September 22, Amex cardmembers can purchase tickets to Elton John’s special benefit performance of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road at the New Amsterdam Theatre (capacity 1747) on Broadway. Special guests for the night include: Rufus Wainwright, Ben Folds, Jane Krakowski, Stew, Joey Arias, Jake Shears, and the casts of “Hair” and “The Lion King”. Tickets go on sale to the general public on September 23.
On Monday, October 20, 2008, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), and Friends in Deed will present a special benefit event, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, exactly 35 years after the classic double album was released in the USA. [EltonJohn.com]