Tituss Burgess, Lea Salonga, Andrea Martin, More Set for Gender-Reversing Broadway Backwards Concert

Benefits and Galas   Tituss Burgess, Lea Salonga, Andrea Martin, More Set for Gender-Reversing Broadway Backwards Concert
 
The 13th annual benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the LGBT Center will be held at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
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The 13th annual Broadway Backwards concert—featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and vice versa—will be presented April 2 at 8 PM at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Performers for the concert, which aims to shatter gender norms and celebrates love in all its forms, will include three-time Emmy nominee and Broadway favorite Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Tony winner Lea Salonga (Once on This Island), two-time Tony winner Andrea Martin (Pippin), Tony winner Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd), Julie Halston (You Can't Take It With You), Shawna Hamic (The Last Ship), Jay Armstrong Johnson (On the Town), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Newsies), Academy Award winner Hayley Mills (Party Face, Pollyanna), Alex Newell (Once on This Island, TV’s Glee), Q. Smith (Come From Away), Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town), Astrid Van Wieren (Come From Away), Sharon Wheatley (Come From Away), Christian Dante White (Hello, Dolly!), and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck (Prince of Broadway).

Creator Robert Bartley will again direct with musical supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell and musical direction by Laura Bergquist. Choreography will be created for the show by Bartley, Adam Roberts, and Chaz Wolcott.

Broadway Backwards 13 is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

Read: CYNTHIA ERIVO AS COALHOUSE, SANTINO FONTANA AS ELSA, AND MORE AT BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2017

In its 12 editions, Broadway Backwards has raised more than $3.4 million for Broadway Cares and The Center.

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