Actor and impressionist Christina Bianco will lead a parade of Broadway veterans who will take part in the ninth annual Broadway Can! concert 7 PM November 13 to benefit the charity City Harvest in New York City.
The concert will take place at Don’t Tell Mama cabaret at 343 West 46th Street, just west of the Times Square theatre district, raising money and collecting canned food for City Harvest, the food rescue organization “dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children.“
Among the actors lined up to sing 20 original numbers by concert organizer and composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh are Celia Mei Rubin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Sam Poon (The King and I), Trisha Jeffrey (Motown: The Musical), Tyler McKenzie (Hamilton), Pearl Rhein (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Marc De La Cruz (If/Then), Laurel Harris (Beautiful), Teresa Hui (Love Quirks), Lisa Helmi Johanson (Avenue Q), Crystal Kellogg (School of Rock), Kim Maresca (Ruthless), Clinton Roane (The Scottsboro Boys), Matthew Schatz (Heathers: The Musical), and Shelley Thomas (Brooklyn: The Musical), plus Edward Tolve, Shiniya Daniels, Dani Granati, and Miriam Kushel.
Bisen-Hersh is the composer of musical Love Quirks and More to Love. The evening will also feature songs from his new musical, The Diamond as Big as The Ritz, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's comic novella.
Tickets for Broadway Can! cost $18 with a two-drink minimum ($2 off with the donation of a canned good).
Call for reservations after 4 PM: (212) 757-0788 or order online at Donttellmamanyc.com.