Laura Benanti Will Join Jennifer Holliday for One-Night-Only Benefit Concert

News   Laura Benanti Will Join Jennifer Holliday for One-Night-Only Benefit Concert Additional guests have been announced for Broadway Names with Julie James Live, which will be held Jan. 18 at 8 PM at 42West (514 W. 42nd St.). Ticket sales will benefit Arts For All.

Joining the previously announced Tony and Grammy winner Jennifer Holliday will be Tony winner Laura Benanti (star of the forthcoming revival of She Loves Me) and The Color Purple's Rema Webb.

Broadway Names with Julie James Live is presented by Jacob Langfelder in partnership with Arts For All.

Holliday won the 1982 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Effie Melody White in Dreamgirls. She has also appeared on Broadway in Your Arms Too Short to Box with God, Grease and Chicago.

James is program director of Sirius XM Radio's "On Broadway" and "Metropolitan Opera" radio station. She hosts "Broadway Names with Julie James," where she "takes her listeners on the town, backstage and into the studio for fun, lively conversations with the biggest and best of Broadway and beyond."

Arts For All, according to its website, "offers accessible artistic opportunities to children in the New York City area who face socio-economic, physical, or emotional barriers to exploring the arts. Through Arts For All, professional artists work with youth organizations to build self-confidence, self-expression, teamwork, resilience, and creativity in children."

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