Casting has been announced for St. Andrews Theater’s first annual Broadway Scares, which will be held October 31 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
The previously announced production, created and directed by Chris Fink (House of Yes, Speakeasy Dollhouse, The Box) and choreographed by Gerry McIntyre (Forbidden Broadway, Spamilton), will be held at a secret location on the waterfront in Astoria.
Performers will include Tony winner Lillias White, Sasha Allen, Ari Groover, and Jaime Cepero and ensemble members Vanjah Boikai, Joie Giordano, Sheldon Henry, Antoine Hodge, Jamie Hartmann Homs, Tyrone Jackson, Tyler Jent, Kelsey Madsen, Kristina Nicole Miller, Lauren Palmeri, Christina Rinaldo, and Karley Willocks.
Attendees can also expect a costume contest with prizes and DJs from around the world.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $300 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.
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