First Stars Announced for August Concert for America in Atlanta

Cabaret & Concert News   First Stars Announced for August Concert for America in Atlanta Faith Prince and other Broadway names will sing at the Ferst Center benefit for human rights organizations.
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Tony Award winner Faith Prince and Tony nominee Keala Settle are among stars who have begun lining up for the August edition of the Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! series that is raising money for human rights organizations. The August concert of songs, comedy, and commentary will take place at Ferst Center for the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 28.

Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Sharon Gless, Nora Schell, Ryann Redmond, Kim Fields, Christopher L. Morgan, and Royce Mann are also scheduled for the August installment in the monthly Concerts for America series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, benefiting The Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, The Sierra Club Foundation, NAACP, and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. More celebrities are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. Participating performers are subject to change.

For those unable to attend the Atlanta Concert for America in person, it will be broadcast via Facebook Live on the Concert for America Facebook page and at ConcertsforAmerica.com, on August 28.

Rudetsky, a Playbill columnist and Sirius/XM radio personality, will host the 7:30 PM concert, which features songs, comedy, and commentary. Additional performers are expected to come on board in the coming weeks. The series, which originated at Town Hall in Manhattan, has performed editions in Chicago, Seattle, and elsewhere.

Atlanta tickets, priced $25–$250, can be ordered by clicking here.

Faith Prince has been a special guest performer on several of Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Rhine River cruise August 13-20, 2017, featuring Seth Rudetsky, Andréa Burns, Faith Prince, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and Santino Fontana. Playbill Travel is also booking Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3-13, 2017, also featuring Carmen Cusack, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Brandon Uranowitz, and Rudetsky, as well as other exciting talent to be announced. Tickets are also now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, and Sierra Boggess. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.

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