Sharon Gless and Rory O’Malley Join Lineup for June 24 San Francisco Concert for America | Playbill

Benefits and Galas Sharon Gless and Rory O’Malley Join Lineup for June 24 San Francisco Concert for America
Faith Prince, Alan Cumming, and San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus will also appear.
Rory O'Malley
Rory O'Malley Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Broadway and local celebrities will gather in San Francisco June 24 to help raise money for five national organizations working to protect human rights. The next in the Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! series has announced that it has added Tony Award nominee Rory O'Malley, TV’s Sharon Gless, along with Hal Sparks, Margo Gomez, Paul West, and Pasaqule Esposito to its star lineup.

They will join the previously announced Tony winners Alan Cumming and Faith Prince, along with Jane Lynch, Kevin Chamberlin, and Kate Flannery at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco.

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus will also be featured in the June edition of the monthly concert series, created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, benefiting The Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, The Sierra Club Foundation, NAACP, and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Participating performers are subject to change.

Rudetsky, a Playbill columnist and Sirius/XM radio personality, will host the 7 PM concert, which features songs, comedy, and commentary. Additional performers are expected to come on board in the coming weeks. The series, which originated at Town Hall in Manhattan and has performed editions in Chicago and elsewhere, will give its May 24 concert at Royce Hall in Los Angeles.

Tickets start at $25 and are now available at A limited number of $250 VIP tickets, including a post-show reception with cast member,s are available by emailing

Prince, Chamberlin, and Rudetsky have been special guest performers on several Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Playbill’s Rhine River cruise in August 2017, featuring Seth Rudetsky, Andréa Burns, Faith Prince, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and Santino Fontana. Playbill Travel is now also booking Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 2017, featuring Carmen Cusack, Christopher Fitzgerald, Marc Kudisch, Julia Murney, Christopher Sieber, Brandon Uranowitz, and Rudetsky, as well as other exciting talent to be announced. Visit for booking and information.


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