Davis, Rodriguez, Gettelfinger and More Join Wicked's "Broadway Unplugged" Concert

News   Davis, Rodriguez, Gettelfinger and More Join Wicked's "Broadway Unplugged" Concert Five more names have been added to the ever-growing list of performers taking part in "Broadway Unplugged," a benefit concert presented by Shoshana Bean and the cast of Wicked.
Sarah Gettelfinger
Sarah Gettelfinger

The April 4 concert at the Central Presbyterian Church will now feature the talents of La Cage aux Folles' Daniel Davis, "Queer Eye" host Jai Rodriguez, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' Sarah Gettelfinger, Brooklyn's Karen Olivo and Wicked's David Ayers. These actors join the previously announced Shoshana Bean, George Hearn, Carole Shelley, Anthony Galde, Sean McCourt, Ben Cameron, Adinah Alexander, Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel, Carson Kressley, Chester Gregory, Greg Reuter, Josh Tower, Sebastian Arcelus and Tituss Burgess, Darius DeHaas, Steven Skeels and the Altar Boyz cast. Show time is 7 PM.

The one-night-only event will benefit Quilts for Kids, a non-profit organization "dedicated to rescuing discontinued and discarded fabrics and crafting handmade quilts for children facing life threatening illness and the scars of abuse and neglect."

Produced and directed by Anthony Galde and Schele Williams, the concert will also feature an auction of quilts designed and autographed by Broadway casts and stars, including Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, "Queer Eye"'s Fab Five; Harvey Fierstein and the cast of Fiddler On the Roof; Christina Applegate and the cast of Sweet Charity; Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern and the cast of Little Women; and the companies of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Producers, Rent, Good Vibrations, The Lion King, Avenue Q, Hairspray, La Cage aux Folles and Wicked.

The Central Presbyterian Church is located in Manhattan at 64th Street and Park Avenue. Tax-deductible tickets, priced $150 (includes pre-show champagne reception with the cast, preferred seating and a VIP gift bag) and $75 (show and auction), are available by calling Linda Arya at (215) 295 5484. Visit www.quiltsforkids.org for more information.

* The concert is not associated with Scott Siegel's Broadway Unplugged evenings at Town Hall.

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