Daphne Rubin-Vega, Tony Yazbeck, Steven Boyer, and More Join Broadway Blue Wave for New York

Cabaret & Concert News   Daphne Rubin-Vega, Tony Yazbeck, Steven Boyer, and More Join Broadway Blue Wave for New York
 
The August 26 concert rally will also feature Cynthia Nixon, Laura Benanti, Edie Falco, Javier Muñoz, and Mj Rodriguez.
Daphne Rubin-Vega, Tony Yazbeck, and Steven Boyer
Daphne Rubin-Vega, Tony Yazbeck, and Steven Boyer

Additional theatre talents are joining New York State Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon for Broadway Blue Wave for New York, an August 26 concert and political rally for the upcoming New York State primary.

Cynthia Nixon, Laura Benanti, Edie Falco, and MJ Rodriguez
Cynthia Nixon, Laura Benanti, Edie Falco, and MJ Rodriguez

Conceived and produced by Wicked alum Kristy Cates and Harris Doran, the evening is part concert, part progressive political rally and will feature musical performances and speeches to inspire New Yorkers to head to the polls September 13 for the State Primary.

Read: TONY WINNERS CYNTHIA NIXON AND LAURA BENANTI, MJ RODRIGUEZ, MORE ALIGN FOR BROADWAY RESISTANCE CONCERT

Newly-added are Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), Tony Yazbeck (On the Town), Steven Boyer (Hand to God), and Caesar Samayoa (Come From Away), who join a lineup including Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (returning to Broadway this fall in My Fair Lady), Emmy winner Edie Falco, Pose star Mj Rodriguez, Hamilton’s Javier Muñoz, Tony nominee Kathleen Chalfant, and Orange Is the New Black cast members Annie Golden and Taylor Schilling.

Also speaking will be political activists Shanequa Charles (Criminal Justice Reform), Tereza Lee (the original DREAMer), Jay W. Walker (Rise & Resist), as well as New York State Senate candidates Julie Goldberg, Robert Jackson, John Liu, Jessica Ramos, and Jasmine Robinson.

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin is set to direct; Mary-Mitchell Campbell will serve as music director.

Proceeds from the evening will benefit Cynthia for New York and No IDC NY. Additional participants will be announced in the coming days.

Broadway Blue Wave for New York will begin at 7:30 PM. Click here for tickets.

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