Brian Charles Rooney, Daniel Quadrino, Cailan Rose and More Set for Fourth Annual Broadway Meows Benefit

By Michael Gioia
28 Jun 2012

The fourth annual Broadway Meows, a concert benefiting the Humane Society of New York, will be offered July 23 at Don't Tell Mama in Manhattan. The evening will feature the songs of composer-lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh.



Directed by Laura Pestronk, the 7 PM concert will include performances from Gisela Adisa, Toby Blackwell, Lanene Charters (Mamma Mia!), Brian Childers, Hannah DelMonte (Fiddler on the Roof), Nkrumah Gatling (Hair), Kimberly Faye Greenberg, Kevin Greene (A Tale of Two Cities), Lara Janine, Kaitlin Kiyan (Hair), Anthony Lee Medina, Manu Narayan (Bombay Dreams), Elly Noble (Carrie), Rori Nogee, Joi Danielle Price (Mamma Mia!), Daniel Quadrino (Bye, Bye Birdie), Kristine Reese (Les Misérables), Brian Charles Rooney (Threepenny Opera) and Cailan Rose (Hair).

Audiences can expect to hear 20 songs from Bisen-Hersh's catalogue, which features the musicals Love Quirks, More to Love and Stanley's Party. Songs will include "I'd Rather Take a Nap," "It's Not You, It's Me," "I'm Not Interested in You," "I Like Big Girls," "Can You Believe I Was Ever Sad We Broke Up?" and "Hey!," among others.

All proceeds from the evening will go to the Humane Society of New York, which has "cared for animals in need when illness, injury or homelessness strikes" for over 100 years. Broadway Meows is produced by Dennis Fowler and stage managed by Rich Abrams.

Don't Tell Mama is located at 343 W. 46th Street. There will be a $20 cover plus a two-drink minimum. For reservations, call (212) 757-0788 or visit DontTellMamaNYC.com. For more information, visit SethBH.com/BroadwayMeows.