Barrett Wilbert Weed, Keala Settle, Tituss Burgess, Kate Wetherhead Sing in Broadway Unlocked Benefit
Performers included Kirstin Maldonado, Kate Wetherhead, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Tituss Burgess, Keala Settle, Nathan Tysen & Chris Miller, Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk, Joey Contreras, Adam Gwon, Georgia Stitt and more, with 5J Barrow returning as the Broadway Unlocked House Band.
The Give Back Concert originally debuted as “The Bridge” in 2011 and has since raised almost $90,000 in unrestricted funds for the CVTC with the assistance of artists like Alison Case, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Keala Settle, Andrew Keenan Bolger, Logan Marshall Green, Craig Lucas, Melissa Errico, Chad Kimball, Zachary Booth and more.
Broadway Unlocked, founded by actor/writer/producer Jessica Ryan, "exists to tear down the barricade between Broadway and the rest of the world. Their team of theatre and technology nerds are committed to finding and developing new ways to create a global, interactive theatre community - and bring fans around the world face to face with Broadway in the times between their New York City trips." About the Crime Victims Treatment Center at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital: CVTC is the largest and most comprehensive hospital-based victim service organization in New York State. Since 1977, CVTC has been supporting survivors of violent crime, including countless members of our Theatre and Entertainment Community, from the moments after an attack through the culmination of their healing process. This support comes in the forms of crisis intervention, trauma-focused individual and group therapy, legal advocacy, holistic therapies, and psychiatric consultation. CVTC also collaborates with a deep network of partners across the city and state to eliminate gaps in service and ensure continuity of care for survivors.
Our services are available to any survivor of a violent crime, including sexual assault, domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, human trafficking, stalking, physical assault and family members of individuals who were murdered. Since our inception we have offered all of our services completely free of charge. CVTC continues to serve as a model for similar programs across the country and worldwide in the progressive and innovative treatment of emotional trauma resulting from victimization.
Additionally, CVTC’s 177 state certified Volunteer Rape Crisis and Domestic Violence Advocates provide crisis intervention and advocacy to survivors of violent crime who visit the Emergency Department. They are trained to provide acute crisis counseling, criminal justice advocacy, assistance with filing claims for reimbursement with the New York State Office of Victims Services, shelter placement and many other supportive services.