Broadway Meets Country — with Mitchell, Murney and Vereen — Oct. 30 in Tennessee

News   Broadway Meets Country — with Mitchell, Murney and Vereen — Oct. 30 in Tennessee
 
The second annual Broadway Meets Country benefit concert — co-hosted by stage and screen actor Peter Gallagher and country music superstar Barbara Mandrell — will be held Oct. 30 at 7:30 PM in the James K. Polk Theater at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
Julia Murney
Julia Murney

Among the Broadway favorites scheduled to lend their talents to the annual fundraiser are Laura Bell Bundy, Michael Cerveris, Felicia P. Fields, Felicia Finley, Peter Gallagher, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Brian d’Arcy James, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Julia Murney, Ben Vereen and company members from the national tour of The Lion King. They will be joined by such country music stars as Joanna Cotten, Joe Nichols, Chris Young, Josh Gracin, Raul Malo, Lorrie Morgan, Lee Ann Womack and Trisha Yearwood. Stephen Oremus is the evening's musical director and arranger. The one-night-only event, which features country stars singing Broadway tunes and Broadway stars singing country fare, will benefit TPAC Education and The Actors' Fund of America. Concertgoers can also expect a few duets, where Broadway and country voices will unite.

The concert is presented by the Country Music Association as part of "Nashville Celebrates Country," a week of activities that precede "The 40th Annual CMA Awards."

Tickets for Broadway Meets Country, priced $35-$500, are available by visiting www.tpac.org or by calling (615) 255-ARTS , ext. 2787. The James K. Polk Theater at TPAC is located at 505 Deaderick Street in Nashville, TN.

For more information about the concert visit www.CMAawards.com.

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