Charlotte Patton , a beloved member of the New York City cabaret community, succumbed to cancer on January 25, 2018. As she wished, and communicated to her friend, BJ Karpen, family and friends will hold a Memorial Tribute for her at the United Methodist Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew (263 West 86th Street, NYC) at 4 PM on Saturday, March 10th. The schedule for the memorial is as follows:
4:00 PM-5:20 PM: Memorial Service in the church Sanctuary, featuring remarks from friend and inspiration, author and spiritual teacher, Marianne Williamson. Performances by Steven Lutvak and Victoria Clark will be given.
5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Cabaret Tribute Show in the church Chapel. As per Patton’s request, producer, performer, and publicist, Stephen Hanks will host, featuring the talents of Karen Oberlin, Stacy Sullivan, Carole J. Bufford, Marissa Mulder, Meg Flather, Laurie Krauz, Dawn Derow, Jeff Macauley, Carolyn Montgomery-Forant, Amorika Amorosa, Blake Zolfo, Joshua Lance Dixon, and Marcus Goldhaber, with Musical Director, pianist Mark Janas.
7:00 PM-8:00 PM: Refreshments in the Chapel Parlor as a closing opportunity for Patton’s friends to gather and exchange memories.
Memorial Gifts are encouraged. Checks should be made out to The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew with “Charlotte Patton Memorial Fund” in the memo line. Mail to Charlotte Patton Memorial Fund, C/O The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 West 86th St., New York, NY 10024. There will also be an opportunity to donate during the service and show.
To learn more about Charlotte Patton, click here.