Karmine Alers, Jaime Cepero, Brian Childers, Kimberly Faye Greenberg, Brian Charles Rooney and More Will Be Part of Broadway Meows Concert
By Andrew Gans
The 5th Annual Broadway Meows Concert, benefiting the Humane Society of New York, will be presented July 22 at Don't Tell Mama.
Produced by Dennis Fowler, the evening will be directed by Melissa Meli. Heather Ber is the stage manager.
The performance, which will begin at 7 PM, will comprise the songs of composer-lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. Bisen-Hersh will be joined on stage by Karmine Alers, Justin Barnett, Jaime Cepero, Brian Childers, Dana Costello, John Edwards, Brandon J. Ellis, Russell Fischer, Kimberly Faye Greenberg, Amy Griffin, Lara Janine, Kaitlin Kiyan, Melissa Mitchell, Elly Noble, Rori Nogee, Cassie Okenka, David Perlman, Brian Charles Rooney, Stacy Shirk, Haley Swindal, Shelley Thomas and Elisa Winter.
The audience can expect to hear 20 songs from Bisen-Hersh's catalog, including "Um, Yeah...", "Dear Facebook", "It's Not You, It's Me", "Can You Believe I Was Ever Sad We Broke Up?" and the popular youtube hit, "Hey!"
All the proceeds from the evening will go to the Humane Society of New York, which has "cared for animals in need when illness, injury or homelessness strikes" for over 100 years. The Humane Society saved the life of Bisen-Hersh's cat, Smee, 2009, and this annual benefit is his way of saying thanks.
There is a $15 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; cash only. Don't Tell Mama is located at 343 W. 46th St. For reservations call (after 4 PM), (212) 757-0788 or visit donttellmamanyc.com. For more information go to www.sethbh.com/broadwaymeows or www.humanesocietyny.org.
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