Equality Concert Will Feature Actors from Hamilton, Fun Home, Kinky Boots and More

News   Equality Concert Will Feature Actors from Hamilton, Fun Home, Kinky Boots and More
 
Songs in the Key of Equality, the benefit concert for the gay-straight alliance Swish and Swish Ally Fund of The Stonewall Community Foundation, will be held Oct. 26 at 8 PM at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

Hosting this year's concert and performing is cabaret singer and star of Broadway's Kinky Boots, Natalie Joy Johnson.

Slated to perform are Tony Award Nominee Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), Tony Award Nominee Charl Brown (Motown), Tony Award Nominee Jeff Blumenkrantz (Urban Cowboy, Murder for Two), Carly Hughes (Chicago, Pippin, Beautiful), Hamilton's Ariana Debose (Bring It On, Motown, Pippin), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Kinky Boots), Nicolas Dromard (Mary Poppins), Desiree Davar (West Side Story), David Perlman, Sutton Lee Seymour, Molly Pope, Christine Rowan, Jodi Bluestein, Adam Chandler, Joshua Dixon, Chris Gleim (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Vicky Modica.

The event will be directed by Erik Sisco and music-directed by Joshua Stephen Kartes.

Swish is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging straight allies in partnership with the LGBT rights movement. Swish recently launched its newest venture, the Swish Ally Fund of The Stonewall Community Foundation, to make grants to grassroots organizations around the world to engage straight allies "in the ongoing fight for love and equality."

Sue Sena, founder and co-president of Swish and the Swish Ally Fund, said "We have a lot to sing about this year – federal marriage equality and the inaugural grants from the Fund.” Le Poisson Rouge is located at 158 Bleecker Street. Tickets and more information are available by visiting swishconcert.brownpapertickets.com.

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