J Associates presents ‘Lip Sync Live’

Sheri “Tina Turner” Sherman (left) with the ‘Ikettes’: Faith Berger, Janie Roodman Weiss and Galia Movitz at 2016 Lip Sync Live. Photo: Ben Tishler

Start spreading the news…as the curtains open for J Associates’ second annual Lip Sync Live at The Pageant in the Delmar Loop on Saturday, April 22. 

Like the popular TV show, “Lip Sync Battle,” the event will feature popular music interpreted and lip synced by local volunteers. Local celebrity coaches have been working with the featured performers to choreograph and ensure a night of fun and fundraising. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a buffet dinner catered by Tavolo V. The program begins at 8 p.m.

The evening will be emceed by Ben Nordstrom, who also serves as the event’s director and coach. Performers include Susie Berg, Suzy Bloch, Sam Broh, Toby Chod, Darryl Cohen, Ken Cohen, Renee Sigel-Hearst, Rachel Katzman, Mike Lefton, Scott Mannis, Lynne Palan, David Pereles, Joe Pereles, Andy Sandler, Monte Sandler, Judi Scissors, Danny Soshnik, Jennifer Soshnik, Julie Stern, Ricki Tischler, Steve Tucker and Greg Yawitz. 

Proceeds from Lip Sync Live are allocated to various departments of the Jewish Community Center, and are used for scholarships and other program needs. J Associates raises funds for many programs, including home delivered meals for homebound seniors, Theatre Unlimited for adults with special needs and scholarships that allow children to attend the JCC’s Early Childhood Center and summer camps.

Lip Sync Live is presented by the Sidney and Bobbi Guller Foundation, along with gold sponsor, The Chod Family Foundation.

Lip Sync Live is co-chaired by Alyssa Schraier and Lori Sheinbein. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets may be purchased at jccstl.com/support/lip-sync-live or by contacting Staci Gerchen at 314-442-3109. Tickets are $118 per person and include dinner and valet parking.