Lambert announced the news Sept. 2 via Twitter. The big-voiced singer tweeted, "over 86K raised by http://www.donorschoose.org... !! thank you guys so much! keep it coming! fyi my album drops Nov 24th!" The album will be released by 19 Entertainment, the company that will also offer "Idol" winner Kris Allen's debut disc Nov. 17.
In addition to Wicked, Adam Lambert was also seen onstage in The Ten Commandments.