Rubin-Vega, Espinosa, Spanger and More Set for Songs for Soraya Benefit

News   Rubin-Vega, Espinosa, Spanger and More Set for Songs for Soraya Benefit A benefit concert for nine-year-old Soraya Jackson, the niece of Rent cast member Luther Creek, will be held Aug. 27 at Manhattan's Cutting Room.
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Daphne Rubin-Vega

The 8 PM performance will help raise funds to cover medical bills for Jackson, who is currently battling a brain tumor. The evening will feature members of the casts of Rent, The Wedding Singer, Avenue Q, Wicked, Tarzan and Jersey Boys. Those scheduled to lend their talents to the fundraising event include Daphne Rubin-Vega, Eden Espinosa, Kevin Cahoon, Chester Gregory, Amy Spanger, Jenna Leigh Green, Donnie Kehr, Christian Anderson, John Eric Parker, Julie Danao Salkin, Darius de Haas, Matt Caplan, Gerry McIntire, Antonique Smith, Justin Johnston, Christopher Hanke, Haven Burton, Destan Owens, Crystal Monee Hall, Marcus Paul James and Luther Creek. The Broadway Boys will also be part of the evening.

Schele Williams will direct Songs for Soraya, which will feature musical direction by Jim Abbott.

The Cutting Room is located in Manhattan at 19 West 24th Street. Tickets, priced at $25, will be available at the door (cash only). For more information visit www.myspace.com/songsforsoraya.

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