That region has been hit by two powerful hurricanes – first Katrina, then Rita — in recent weeks. Held at Wicked’s current home, the Gershwin Theatre, the performers included an A-list line-up that would have made any fan of Broadway drool.
At left, Lennon’s Julia Murney, former Wicked Tony winner Idina Menzel and director Joe Mantello, as well as Dagmara Dominczyk and Patrick Wilson are seen backstage during the concert. Below, Vereen and Liza Minelli lead the curtain call for the "Broadway Celebrity Benefit for Hurricane Relief" at the Gershwin on West 51st Street in New York City.
Photos by Aubrey Reuben