|Photo by Laura Marie Duncan|
The second-annual benefit raises funds for for St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center's Crime Victims Treatment Center, which empowers and aids survivors of violent crimes.
The 8 PM concert, hosted by Zach Booth ("Damages"), promises new music and original material inspired by stories of CVTC clients. Among the contributing writers are Tony nominee Craig Lucas (The Light in the Piazza, Prelude to a Kiss), Nathan Tysen (Tuck Everlasting, Burnt Part Boys), Swedish theater/film composer and songwriter Nils-Petter Ankarblom, Michael Patrick Walker and Gary Adler (Altar Boyz).
The evening promises performances by Rodriguez (The Addams Family), James (Godspell), Johnson (Legally Blonde), Marshall-Green ("The O.C."), Kenita Miller (The Color Purple), Uzo Aduba (Godspell), Adam Halpin (Glory Days) and singer-songwriter Jeremy Schonfeld (Drift).
Danny Taylor ("Smash") serves as musical director for the evening with Jason Sherbundy ("Smash", Catch Me If You Can) on drums and Joseph Wallace on bass.
The event is sponsored by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Angela Myers and Lawrence Stock.
For tickets, priced $90-$125, visit TheBridge-CVTC.