Jessie Mueller, Rema Webb, Ryan Shaw, Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence, Jenn Colella Will Be Heard on Annual "Carols for a Cure" CD

News   Jessie Mueller, Rema Webb, Ryan Shaw, Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence, Jenn Colella Will Be Heard on Annual "Carols for a Cure" CD Casts and musicians from current Broadway shows are in the midst of recording tunes for "Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Volume 16," featuring traditional and original holiday songs to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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The 2014 recording will feature performers from A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Aladdin, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, Cabaret, Cinderella, If/Then, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Motown: The Musical, The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked and more.

Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller and the cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical have recorded “New Year’s Day,” a song by Guy Chambers and Louise Goffin (Carole King and Gerry Goffin’s daughter), originally written for King’s 2011 Christmas album, "A Holiday Carole."

The benefit recording will also feature Rema Webb and the cast of The Lion King; Ryan Shaw with cast members from Motown: The Musical; and If/Then stars Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence and Jenn Colella.

Celebrity gossip blogger and Broadway fan Perez Hilton will once again record a track in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

"Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Volume 16" can be ordered for $25 through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770, ext. 238. *

The recording will also be sold at participating Broadway and Off-Broadway shows in New York during the six-week "Gypsy of the Year" fundraising period, which begins Oct. 24 and runs through Dec. 7. Additionally, the CDs are available at select venues throughout the U.S., including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

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