Additional stars have been announced for the Center Theatre Group’s spring benefit concert, A Grand Night, which is set to take place April 22 at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
The 7 PM performance will now feature Glee and Spring Awakening star Lea Michele, as well as Falsettos national tour cast members Nick Adams, Max von Essen, Nick Blaemire, Eden Espinosa, Audrey Cardwell, and Bryonha Marie Parham.
They join a lineup including Obba Babatundé (Dreamgirls, Jelly’s Last Jam), Erich Bergen (Jersey Boys, Madame Secretary), Darren Criss (Glee, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Barrett Foa (Avenue Q, NCIS: Los Angeles), Katie Lowes (Scandal, Waitress), Adam Pascal (Rent, Something Rotten), and Adam Shapiro (Waitress, The Affair).
A Grand Night celebrates Center Theatre Group’s musical theatre legacy, with highlights from landmark past productions and a glimpse into future seasons.
Special guests include playwright Dominique Morisseau, bookwriter of the new Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud, which premiered at CTG prior to its New York arrival; and Tony Award-winning director-choreographer Casey Nicholaw, who made his directorial debut at CTG with The Drowsy Chaperone in 2005.
A Grand Night will begin with a pre-show reception at 5:30 PM, followed by the 7 PM performance. A post-show gala dinner will follow.
For performance-only tickets, beginning at $100, visit CTGLA.org/AGrandNight.