Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!, the first in a series of benefit concerts produced by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, takes place January 20 at 3 PM at The Town Hall in New York City.
The high-profile event is sold-out, however the concert will be live-streamed at Concert4America2017.org beginning at 3 PM ET.
The live-stream is also available on Facebook Live:
Confirmed to appear are Betty Buckley, Michelle Collins, Lilla Crawford, Brian d’Arcy James, Sharon Gless, Judy Gold, Richard Kind, Judy Kuhn, Anika Larsen, Liz Larsen, Caissie Levy, Beth Malone, Carrie Manolakos, Stephanie Mills, Jessie Mueller, Kate Mulgrew, Julia Murney, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O’Hara, Piper Perabo, Rosie Perez, Billy Porter, Randy Rainbow, Caroline Rhea, Alice Ripley, Chita Rivera, Shayna Steele, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ben Vereen, Lillias White, Betsy Wolfe, and more.
Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the NAACP, will be a featured speaker as part of the program.
The live broadcast is directed by Emmy Award winner Debbie Miller.
The monthly concert series will benefit national organizations dedicated to protecting civil rights, women’s health, and environmental protection
Proceeds will benefit NAACP, Planned Parenthood, Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, NAACP, and the Sierra Club Foundation.
“By bringing together this spectacular group of artists to celebrate the diversity and hope that makes America its best, we hope this concert will lift spirits and remind people across the country that we are stronger united and our voices will be heard over the next four years,” Rudetsky and Wesley said in a joint statement.
The event is produced by Rudetsky and Wesley, in association with Your Kids, Our Kids, and the support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Additional concert locations for the Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! series will be announced in the coming weeks.
Each of the monthly concerts will be live-streamed.
The Town Hall is located at 123 West 43rd Street.
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