Lindsay Mendez and Ethan Lipton Added to Broadway Stands Up for Freedom Event
25 Jun 2012
Dogfight and Godspell star Lindsay Mendez and writer-performer Ethan Lipton have joined the lineup for the July 23 Broadway Stands Up for Freedom benefit concert.
As previously reported, Seth Rudetsky will host and musical direct the 7:30 PM concert at the Skirball Center that is directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell). Angels in America playwright Tony Kushner is the evening's honorary chair.
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.
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!