We Tell the Story: The Songs of Ahrens and Flaherty Set for April 30

News   We Tell the Story: The Songs of Ahrens and Flaherty Set for April 30 We Tell the Story: The Songs of Ahrens and Flaherty is the title of an upcoming benefit concert for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens

The April 30 event will be held at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and will feature the talents of The Color Purple's Kenita R. Miller, Les Misérables' Q. Smith and Curtains' Joe Aaron Reid as well as Kara Boyer, Kimberly Burns, Peter Carrier, Creighton Fraker, Katie Kozlowski, Jamal McDonald, Lucy Sorensen and Bruce Warren. Show time is 8 PM. Phil Accorso will direct the evening, which will feature songs by the composers of Once On This Island, Ragtime, Seussical and Dessa Rose. Amanda Morton will be the musical director; Larry Lees penned the new orchestrations and will conduct the musicians.

The Lucille Lortel Theatre is located in Manhattan at 121 Christopher Street, between Hudson and Bleecker Streets. Tickets, priced $35-$100, are available by calling (212) 279-4200 or by visiting www.ticketcentral.com.