By Adam Hetrick
17 Feb 2009
Reinders and Gasteyer, who starred in the Chicago production of Wicked as Glinda and Elphaba, respectively, will reunite for the benefit concert, which will feature Broadway songs performed beneath the Manhattan Bridge at the Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass).
Reinders is chairwoman of the event, which will also boast performances from Broadway's Jenn Colella (High Fidelity, Urban Cowboy), Sarah Litzsinger (Beauty and the Beast), Megan McGinnis (Little Women), Cathy Trien (Gypsy, Grease), Christopher Sloan (Cabaret) and Jessica-Snow Wilson (Spelling Bee).
A pre-performance reception, hosted by Reinders and featuring the work of artist Robert S. Greenberg, will begin at 7 PM at Galapagos. Performance-only tickets are priced $75, with reception/performance tickets available for $125 and VIP 10-person event seating available for $1,000.
The Brooklyn Young Mothers' Collective provides low-income young mothers with the vision to plan and the tools to build their future. Its mission is to promote self-sufficiency through educational attainment and improved parenting practices.