Broadway to the Rescue, a group of professional Broadway and screen actors who have banned together in Los Angeles, will stage The Big Fat Christmas Show December 1-2. The benefit concerts will raise funds for the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which provides support to the homeless population in the Valley and surrounding areas.
The concerts will be staged over the two evenings at the El Portal Theatre, located at 5269 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. The festivities will kick off at 7 PM with a 9:30 PM VIP Cast Party event.
The Big Fat Christmas Show will be hosted by Michael-Leon Wooley (Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors, The Music Man) and will feature performances by Chandra Lee Schwartz (Broadway’s Wicked, Gypsy), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway’s Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Jessica Snow Wilson (Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables), Stacey Oristano (Friday Night Lights, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life), Stu James (Broadway’s Rent), Lynette DuPree (Broadway’s Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk, Truly Blessed), Jenelle Lynn Randall (Broadway’s All Shook Up), Kathy Deitch (Broadway’s Wicked, Footloose), Tracy Miller (Broadway’s Hairspray; Dracula, The Musical), Carly Jibson (Broadway’s Hairspray, Cry-Baby), Clent Bowers (Broadway’s Cats, Big), Jeffrey Landman (Broadway’s Falsettos, Les Miserables), Alexis Carra (Broadway’s Wicked, Sweet Charity), Rhett George (Broadway’s Memphis, The Little Mermaid), Katherine Tokarz (Broadway’s Rock of Ages, A Chorus Line), Kevin Yee (Broadway’s Mary Poppins), John Sloman (Broadway’s The Music Man, West Side Story) and more.
Earlier concerts from Broadway to the Rescue raised nearly $35,000.