Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karine Plantadit Perform at Bright Lights! Shining Stars! Benefit Aug. 1

News   Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karine Plantadit Perform at Bright Lights! Shining Stars! Benefit Aug. 1
 
The New York City Dance Alliance Foundation presents its annual benefit performance, Bright Lights! Shining Stars!, Aug. 1 at the Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Joe Lanteri directs the gala event that honors Grammy Award-winning singer Roberta Flack with the NYCDAF's First Ambassador for the Arts Award.

The evening is a "celebration of the eclectic nature of song and dance" and features performances from the cast of Billy Elliot, Lin-Manuel Miranda with former In the Heights cast members, Desmond Richardson (Fosse, Movin' Out), former Alvin Ailey dancer Clifton Brown and Karine Plantadit (Come Fly Away, Movin' Out).

A private college scholarship audition was held in conjunction with the event July 31, and $50,000 in college scholarships will be awarded at the Bright Lights! Shining Stars! gala. The evening also includes celebrity appearances and a red-carpet cocktail reception and after-party.

For more information and tickets, call (855) 692-5678 or click here.

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