Over the years, inspired duets are what’s made the What a Pair! party such a successful fundraiser for the John Wayne Cancer Institute at St. John’s Health Center. On Saturday, live from the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Anne Heche and Conchata Ferrell sang “Class” from “Chicago.” But the number that brought down the house was actually a trio, as Lesli Margherita, Larry Raben and Leslie Zemeckis donned outrageous stripper outfits to perform “You’ve Gotta Have a Gimmick” from “Gypsy.”

As proud hubby Robert Zemeckis chortled afterward at the VIP party held on the grass, “My wife wouldn’t tell me what she was doing, and now I know why. What a costume!”