Burgess, Edelman, LaManna, McElroy, Porter and More Set for Human Heart Benefit

News   Burgess, Edelman, LaManna, McElroy, Porter and More Set for Human Heart Benefit A host of theatre actors will take part in an upcoming benefit for the children of Haiti March 1 at Joe's Pub.
Gregg Edelman
Gregg Edelman

Presented by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and After The Storm, The Human Heart: Helping Haiti's Children will begin at 7 PM. Currently scheduled to entertain are Farah Alvin, Betty Buckley, Tituss Burgess, Quentin Darrington, Gregg Edelman, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Rachel Bay Jones, Janine LaManna, Mark Lawson, James Lecesne, Michael McElroy, Gerry McIntyre, Jill Paice, Billy Porter, Christy Romano, Robin Skye, Stephanie Umoh, Lynne Wintersteller and Andrea Frierson. Randy Redd directs with musical direction by Aaron Jodoin. A five-piece band will accompany the performers; backup vocalists include Cole Burden, Mary Catherine McDonald, Caroline Dooner, Justin Lopez and Matt Dengler.

The evening will feature new songs by Brooke Sunny Moriber, Bill Schermerhorn and Michael Feinstein and Georgia Stitt and Bil Wright and special appearances by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and more.

All proceeds go through After The Storm directly to SOS Children’s Villages.

Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette. For tickets, priced $40 (general) and $100 (premium - includes preferred seating, meet and greet), visit www.joespub.com. For more information go to www.afterthestormfoundation.org.

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SOS Children's Villages is "assessing the most immediate needs of the thousands of victims of the disaster in Haiti and will provide medical supplies, drinking water and basic food supplies"; visit www.sos-childrensvillages.org.

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