Lauren Kennedy, Tituss Burgess and More Will Sing Songs of Georgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown for BC/EFA Benefit

News   Lauren Kennedy, Tituss Burgess and More Will Sing Songs of Georgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown for BC/EFA Benefit
 
These Two: Songs of Happiness, Heartbreak, and Hope, a one-night-only concert featuring the music of Georgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown, will be held Sept. 12 at the Triad to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.

The 7 PM concert, with music direction by Benjamin Rauhala, will feature Lauren Kennedy (The Last 5 Years world premiere, Spamalot), Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid), Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), Kristy Cates (Wicked), Matt DeAngelis (Hair), Trevor McQueen (Annie Get Your Gun), Emily Afton (Hair) and Ryah Nixon (9 to 5 national tour).

The evening will also showcase Lacey Angerosa, Meg Baessler, Sam Brooks, Sean Welsh Brown, Lynsey Buckelew, Courtney Ellis, David Allan Howell, Scott Johnson, Lindsay Lavin, Gabriel Lopez, Lisa Mindelle, Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, Jeremy Sevelovitz, Jillian Soares, Madison Stratton, Stephen Thompson, Evan Taylor Walker, Zach Wobensmith and Yaniv Zarif.

These Two will include a special appearance by Broadway cellist Mairi-Phaneuf, who was recently featured in the Broadway revivals of A Little Night Music and Sunday in the Park with George, and played cello in the original production of The Last 5 Years.

Concertgoers can expect to hear songs from Parade, Songs for a New World, The Last 5 Years, 13, Urban Cowboy, Mosaic, The Alphabet City cycle, Brown's solo album "Wearing Someone Else's Clothes" and Stitt's debut album "This Ordinary Thursday," among others.

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 over $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. The Triad Theater is located at 158 West 72nd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue. For more information and tickets, click here.

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