Channing, Feldshuh, Callaway, Freeman, Best Set for Broadway for a New America Concert

News   Channing, Feldshuh, Callaway, Freeman, Best Set for Broadway for a New America Concert The Jewish Alliance for Change will present Broadway for a New America: Standing Up for Marriage Equality and a Progressive Agenda for Change March 2 at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in Manhattan.
Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing

Among those scheduled to appear in the benefit concert are Stockard Channing, Richard Belzer, Tovah Feldshuh, Mario Frangoulis, Ann Hampton Callaway, Eve Best, Marni Nixon, Scott Blakeman, Jonathan Freeman and Seth Rudetsky. Jim Dale will emcee the evening, which begins at 7 PM. Sara Louise Lazarus will direct 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 will 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, may be obtained 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.