Addams Family National Tour Will Offer a Benefit Cabaret for ASTEP in Cambridge
By Michael Gioia
The national tour of The Addams Family, which currently plays the Shubert Theatre in Boston, MA, will present a benefit cabaret for ASTEP Feb. 16 at Oberon in Cambridge.
The 11 PM concert, hosted by Douglas Sills (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Little Shop of Horrors), will feature performances from Brian Justin Crum (Wicked, Next to Normal), Sara Gettelfinger (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Nine), Blake Hammond (Billy Elliott, Hairspray) and Cortney Wolfson (Les Miserables, Legally Blonde national tour), among others.
The evening will also feature a raffle and silent auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty).
Since 2003, ASTEP has partnered with community organizations and schools to deliver after-school, weekend, and summer arts education and empowerment programs. ASTEP currently serves three communities—New York, NY; Deep South Dade, FL; and Bangalore, India. Visit www.asteponline.org for more information.
Oberon is located at 2 Arrow Street in Cambridge, MA. For more information and tickets, visit www.cluboberon.com.
The national tour of The Addams Family, featuring Tony Award nominee Sills as Gomez and Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia, continues through Feb. 19 at the Shubert Theatre.
Here's a partial list of the cities that the tour will visit following Boston:
Hartford, CT, Feb. 21-26, 2012, The Bushnell
For more information, visit www.theaddamsfamilymusicaltour.com.
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