Gay Games to Bring Stars to Cleveland
CLEVELAND — Organizers of the 2014 Gay Games announced Tuesday the event will attract some star power to Cleveland.
Singer Lance Bass, Broadway actress Andrea McArdle and the Pointer Sisters will be a part of the opening ceremony Aug. 9 at Quicken Loans arena.
“I’m very excited to have such a great lineup of artists joining our cast of more than 400 performers,” said Opening Ceremony Producer Patrick Roberge. “The opening ceremony will be a grand celebration that will set the tone for a fantastic Games.”
Bass is best known for his ‘N Sync roots. He now hosts “Dirty Pop with Lance Bass” on OutQ on Sirius XM. He will be a celebrity guest during the event.
McArdle has portrayed the original Annie on Broadway and received a Tony nomination for that role. She will be a part of the Gay Games Chorus.
Ruth and Anita Pointer, whose hits include “Jump” and “I’m So Excited,” will take the stage to wrap up the opening ceremony.
“This certainly is a can’t-be-missed event—not just for Games participants but for thousands of Cleveland and Akron residents who want to be part of history and have a great time,” said opening ceremony co-chair John Garofalo.
Spectator tickets cost $20 to $75 and may be purchased here.
Gay Games participants who march in the opening ceremony do not need tickets.