Brown, Block, Burgess, Howard and More Set for Broadway Sings for Toys! Benefit
06 Dec 2007
Stephanie J. Block
The Broadway Boys will present a holiday concert Dec. 17 at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre to benefit both Toys for Tots and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
The benefit is scheduled to feature the talents of Ashley Brown, Stephanie J. Block, Karen Mason, Tituss Burgess, Antonique Smith, Lauren Kennedy, Lisa Howard, Nikki M. James, Geoff Packard, Chelsea Krombach, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Patina Miller, Tracee Beazer, Marty Thomas and Lisa Brescia. The 8 PM evening will also boast performances from the casts of Legally Blonde, Mamma Mia!, A Chorus Line, Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Grease and Altar Boyz. The Broadway show casts will perform tunes from BC/EFA's "Carols for a Cure" CD.
Amy Birnbaum and Jesse Nager are producing the one-night-only event, which will feature holiday music as well as songs of hope and inspiration.
If attendees bring a new, unwrapped toy, the cover charge is $15; without a toy, the cost is $20. Reserved seating is available for $40. VIP seats, priced at $100, also include a cocktail reception with the performers. Toys will be donated to Toys for Tots, and proceeds will be given to BC/EFA.
The Lucille Lortel Theatre is located in Manhattan at 121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson. For tickets, call (212) 279-4200 or visit www.ticketcentral.com.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!