Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lindsay Mendez and More Part of Broadway Stands Up for Freedom Concert July 23

The Broadway Stands Up for Freedom benefit concert, featuring Celia Keenan-Bolger, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Lindsay Mendez, is held July 23 at the Skirball Center.

Leslie Odom, Jr.
Leslie Odom, Jr. (Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN)

Seth Rudetsky hosts and musical directs the 7:30 PM concert that is directed by Daniel Goldstein ( Godspell). Tony Kushner is the evening's honorary chair.

The event promises performances and appearances by Tony Award nominee Keenan-Bolger ( Peter and the Starcatcher), Odom, Jr. ( Leap of Faith) and Mendez ( Dogfight, Godspell), as well as Carrie Manolakos ( Mamma Mia!), Uzo Aduba ( Godspell), Nikki Renée Daniels ( Porgy & Bess), Darius de Haas ( Rent), Ripley Sobo ( Once), The Broadway Boys, Ethan Lipton and his Orchestra, and founding performer Liana Stampur with Clinton Curtis.

All proceeds benefit the NYCLU's youth programming, including work for LGBT teenagers; the Teen Health Initiative, which educates teenagers on their rights to access health care in New York City; and its work to stop overly aggressive policing and military recruiting in the city’s public schools.

For tickets, beginning at $60, visit NYCLU.org/Bway. The Skirball Center is located at 566 LaGuardia Place.