Billy Magnussen, Taylor Louderman, Jaime Cepero and More Set for Oklahoma Rising, Hosted by Ron Raines

Tony Award nominee Billy Magnussen, who stars in the 2013 Tony-winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spoke, Bring It On's Taylor Louderman and "Smash" actor Jaime Cepero are among the artists who will take part in Oklahoma Rising: a Cabaret to Benefit Victims of the Oklahoma Tornadoes June 23 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in Manhattan.

Taylor Louderman
Taylor Louderman

Tony Award nominee Ron Raines ( Follies) will host the 7:30 PM concert, which will benefit the United Way of Central Oklahoma May Tornadoes Relief Fund.

According to press notes, "Members of the Broadway community and New York-based alumni from Oklahoma City University (OCU), the University of Oklahoma (OU), and the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) have come together to present Oklahoma Rising: a Cabaret to Benefit Victims of the Oklahoma Tornadoes," which will celebrate "the true Oklahoman spirit of resilience, compassion and community."

Performers include Nikki Bohne ( Bring It On), Cepero ("Smash"), Stacey Logan ( Sweet Smell of Success, OCU), Louderman ( Bring It On), Trevor Vaughn, Magnussen ( Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Emily Mechler ( Wicked, OU), Destan Owens ( Rent, OCU), Bryce Pinkham ( Ghost), Ryann Redmond ( Bring It On), Christopher Rice ( Book of Mormon, OU) and Jennifer Sanchez ( Ghost, OCU), among others.

Music direction is by Michael Rafter ( Everyday Rapture) and Drew Wutke (OCU).

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located at 407 W. 42nd Street. For reservations, call (212) 695-6909. For more information, click here.