The evening at the Barclay Theatre, which is located on the campus of the University of California, Irvine, will boast the talents of Broadway actors Shoshana Bean, Rex Smith, Eric Kunze, Marissa Perry, Lindsay Mendez, Terron Brooks, Cathy Rigby and Jonelle Allen. Defying Gravity will feature songs from Schwartz's award-winning songbook, including tunes from Godspell and Wicked, among others.
Proceeds from the evening, which is presented by special arrangement with composer-lyricist Schwartz, will benefit the educational programs at The California Conservatory of the Arts, "a comprehensive training ground for aspiring young artists, specifically musical theatre."
Tickets, priced $15-$35, are available by visiting thebarclay.org or tickemaster.com. For more information go to www.ccarts.net.