To Mexico From New York Concert, with Tom Wopat, Brenda Braxton, Bianca Marroquin, Presented Sept. 1

News   To Mexico From New York Concert, with Tom Wopat, Brenda Braxton, Bianca Marroquin, Presented Sept. 1 To Mexico From New York with Love, a one-night-only benefit concert for those affected by Hurricane Alex, will be held Sept. 1 at the Merkin Concert Hall in the Kaufman Center.

Bianca Marroquin
Bianca Marroquin

Organized by Broadway actress Bianca Marroquin (In the Heights, Chicago), the 8 PM concert features performances from Tony nominee Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair), Carol Woods (Chicago), Jaime Camil, Tony nominee Brenda Braxton (Smokey Joe’s Café), Raymond Bokhour (Chicago), Roberto Araujo, Eddie Bennett, Dylis Croman, Rosie Fiedleman, Ruben Flores, Gabriela Garcia, Doreen Montalvo, Sharon Moore, Rick Negron and Marcos Santana. (Jordin Sparks, who was originally scheduled to be part of the evening, is unable to perform due to her recent injury.)

In a recent statement Marroquin said, "I got frustrated at seeing the horrific images of places in Monterrey and Tamaulipas – and it was devastating to talk to people from home who were going through such incredibly tough times as a result of Hurricane Alex. Because of my Broadway commitments, I’ve not been able to participate in any of the local charity events that are happening in Mexico, so I decided to organize something here, with the incredible support of my friends in the theatre community. And the response from my Broadway friends has been truly overwhelming. I know that their love, support and talent will make this concert a truly spectacular event."

All proceeds from the event will be donated to service organizations helping those in northern Mexico who were affected by Hurricane Alex.

Tickets are $50 each and are available by visiting www.kaufman-center.org or by calling (212) 501-3330.

Today’s Most Popular News: