Hedwig's Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Telly Leung Set for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom Concert

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12 Jun 2014

Celia Keenan-Bolger
Celia Keenan-Bolger

Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Telly Leung and more will be part of the annual benefit concert Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, which will take place July 21 at the Skirball Center.

Susan Blackwell ([title of show], Volleygirls) will return to host the 7:30 PM concert, which has musical direction by Paul Staroba. Daniel Goldstein (Godspell) again directs the concert.

In addition to Tony winner Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Tony nominee Keenan-Bolger (The Glass Menagerie) and Leung (Godspell, "Glee"), the benefit will feature Tony nominee Condola Rashad (Stick Fly), Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (La Cage), Seth Rudetsky, Todd Buonopane (Cinderella), Liana Stampur and the Clinton Curtis band.

The evening will also include a video from Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Newsies) and new music by Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson composer Michael Friedman.

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.