Norm Lewis Joins Cast of Love Rocks! Benefit

News   Norm Lewis Joins Cast of Love Rocks! Benefit
 
Norm Lewis, who will return to Broadway later this season in Sondheim on Sondheim, has joined the lineup for Love Rocks!, the upcoming evening of cabaret to benefit Rosie's Broadway Kids.
Norm Lewis
Norm Lewis

The Feb. 11 concert will be held at the Maravel Arts Center on West 45th Street. The 7:30 PM performance will also boast the talents of the previously announced Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde), Liz McCartney (South Pacific, Mamma Mia!, Taboo), Bret Shuford (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Sharon Wheatley (Avenue Q, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera). (Cortney Wolfson has had to withdraw from the evening.)

Rosie’s Broadway Kids (RBKids) is a "non-profit arts education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children through the arts. Using professional teaching artists, RBKids offers classes in dance, music and drama and a professional theater experience for children who might otherwise not have the opportunity. Its goal is to inspire excellence, motivate learning, uplift the human spirit, and to instill a lifelong appreciation for the arts."

In addition to The Little Mermaid, Norm Lewis has been seen on Broadway in The Wild Party, Side Show, Miss Saigon and The Who's Tommy. His Off-Broadway credits include Captains Courageous and A New Brain, and he has toured with Once on This Island and Four Score & Seven Years Ago. Lewis' other theatrical credits include the all-star Dreamgirls, Hair and Children of Eden concerts, the City Center Encores! production of Golden Boy and regional productions of Ragtime, Pippin and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. His debut CD is entitled "This Is the Life."

Maravel Arts Center is located at 445 West 45th Street. Tickets, priced $50, are available by calling (646) 434-2774. Each ticket includes a tour of the Arts Center, pre-show reception, wine and performance. ( Half-priced tickets are also now available.)

For more information visit www.rbkids.org.

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