Broadway for a New America Benefit Postponed Until April

News   Broadway for a New America Benefit Postponed Until April The starry benefit concert Broadway for a New America: Standing Up for Marriage Equality and a Progressive Agenda for Change, which was scheduled for March 2 at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in Manhattan, has been postponed until April.

According to the website for the event, which is presented by the Jewish Alliance for Change, the starry evening has been rescheduled "to April 13 due to snow."

The one-night-only event was scheduled to boast the talents of Stockard Channing, Richard Belzer, Tovah Feldshuh, Mario Frangoulis, Ann Hampton Callaway, Scott Blakeman, Jonathan Freeman, Seth Rudetsky, Melissa Errico, Nellie McKay, Rosie Perez, Lillias White, Shauna Hicks, Hugh Panaro, Cheryl Freeman, Norm Lewis, Michael Longoria, Krysta Rodriguez, Noah Weisberg, Kathleen Turner, Fran Drescher, Anne Meara, Rebecca Luker, Karla Mosley and Jeremy Schonfeld. Jim Dale was to emcee.

Sara Louise Lazarus directed the concert with musical direction by Lawrence Yurman and lighting by Guy Smith. Kati Meister and Scott Denny are the producers.

In addition to the aforementioned performers, speakers were to include Steven Goldstein, chair of Garden State Equality; Rabbis J. Rolando Matalon and Marcelo Bronstein of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, New York City; and Evan Wolfson, founder and executive director of Freedom to Marry.

The Jewish Alliance for Change, according to press notes, "plans to build on its achievements and mobilize the American public to fight for marriage equality and the realization of a progressive agenda for change. The benefit proceeds will go to The Jewish Alliance for Change for the continuation of its good work in support of important progressive issues." Peter Norton Symphony Space is located in Manhattan at 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). Tickets, priced $80-$125, are available by visiting www.Jews4Change.com or www.symphonyspace.org or by calling (212) 864-5400.

Premium-priced seats (including tickets to a VIP reception with the cast following the show) may be obtained by visiting www.jews4change.com/broadway.php.

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