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Michelle Obama Joins Sarah Jessica Parker, Jill Biden On Broadway (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 10/19/2010 8:51 am   Updated: 05/25/2011 6:05 pm

The first lady made a Democratic fundraising swing through New York City on Monday, stopping by a performance at Broadway's St. James Theater, currently the home of Green Day's "American Idiot." Ticket holders paid between $100 and $2,500 per seat to watch musical performances by Broadway singers and Patti LaBelle and to hear Michelle Obama and Jill Biden speak. She had previously attended a more pricey event at Donna Karan's home.

Sarah Jessica Parker MC'd the event, and Patti LaBelle got the first standing ovation of the evening. Then, after a brief pause, Jill Biden and Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of the upcoming elections.

In honor of the later event's hostess, the first lady wore a dark halter dress by Donna Karan, according to Mrs. O, a chunky statement necklace by Erickson Beamon and a cuff bracelet. She spoke before the new Democratic logo. Dr. Biden wore a form-fitting purple sheath.

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Michelle Obama joins Sarah Jessica Parker and Jill Biden after speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Monday Oct. 18, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)
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