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Judy Garland In Art: Charles Busch, Tommy Tune Re-Imagine Hollywood Legend For NYC Benefit

06/16/2013 07:57 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016
Ryan Martin

One of the world's greatest gay icons is getting a fanciful new makeover (or, rather, a series of them) in honor of Pride Month.

Tommy Tune and Charles Busch are just two of the bold-faced names to contribute artwork inspired by Judy Garland for "Night of a Thousand Judys," the annual benefit concert for New York's Ali Forney Center. The pieces, which capture Garland in iconic "Wizard of Oz" and "Summer Stock" moments as well as other stages of her esteemed career, are set to be auctioned off at the June 17 event.

Just added to the starry lineup of "Judys" performers are Tituss Burgess, Nathan Lee Graham, Rachel Shukert and Everett Quinton. They'll join Broadway's Carolee Carmello and Christiane Noll along with Manhattan cabaret stars Justin Vivian Bond and Molly Pope in performing classic tunes and lesser-known material from the Garland songbook.

Also making their "Judy" debut are "Glee" Warbler Telly Leung, original Weather Girl Martha Wash and singer Madeleine Peyroux.

"Night of A Thousand Judys" plays New York's Kaufman Music Center on June 17. For more information, click here.

Check out the Judy-inspired art in the slideshow below:

Judy Garland In Art
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