The Broadway Inspirational Voices, formerly the Broadway Gospel Choir, is back for its fall concerts Oct. 1 and 2 at St. Luke's Church and Symphony Space. The Oct. 1 church date is already sold out, but tickets are still available for the gospel group's Oct. 2 performance.
Michael McElroy, a former cast member of Rent, The Who's Tommy and The Wild Party, is musical director for the choir. This year's Inspirational Voices features cast members from Aidaa, Beauty and the Beast, Cabaret, Les Miserables, The Music Man, Kiss Me Kate and Rent. Past year's have included such Broadway stars as BJ Crosby, Christiane Noll and Brian d'Arcy James.
Also for the first time at this event, a CD recording of the group will be available.
Tickets are $30. Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway. For reservations, call (212) 864-5400. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is on the web at http://www.broadwaycares.com.
-- By Christine Ehren