By Michael Gioia
09 May 2013
The concert, set to begin at 11 PM, will benefit Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP).
Performers at 22@54 include Benjamin Eakeley (On a Clear Day..., Sweeney Todd), Jenny Fellner (Wicked, Pal Joey), Jason Gotay (F$%King Up Everything, Bring It On), Sara Jean Ford (How to Succeed…, Phantom of the Opera), Karl Josef Co (Allegiance), Megan McGinnis (Les Misérables, Little Women), Curtis Wiley (Jersey Boys national tour), Jason "SweetTooth" Williams (Joe Iconis & Family) and Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening).
Contributing writers include Danny Abosch, Avi Amon, Nikko Benson, Landon Braverman, John Carden, Jason Carlson, Ashley Chapman, Thirza Defoe, Nolan Doran, Jesse Goldman, John Grimmett, Kiran Gupta, Julia Gytri, Benjamin Halstead, Derek P. Hassler, Jiyoung Kim, Sujin Kim, Yan Li, Teresa Lotz, Daphny Maman, Collin Martin, Naomi Matlow, Helen Park, Kendell Pinkney, Jason Purdy, Aden Kent Ramsey, Sarah Rebell, Janine Robledo, Tidtaya Sinotuke and Patty Weinstein.
Producer Rebell said in a statement, "We believe it is essential to raise awareness of the importance of arts education and to pay it forward. ASTEP is a wonderful organization that does incredible things for impoverished children all over the world; we are thrilled to have the opportunity to collaborate with ASTEP on this event."
54 Below is located at 54 West 54th Street. There will be a $20 food-drink minimum as well as a suggested $15 ASTEP donation. For tickets, click here.