Chita Rivera, Adrienne Warren, and Caroline Rhea Join April 18 Concert for America

Cabaret & Concert News   Chita Rivera, Adrienne Warren, and Caroline Rhea Join April 18 Concert for America
Barry Manilow, Vanessa Williams, and LaChanze are also among those who will be heard at the New York City fundraiser.
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Chita Rivera Laura Marie Duncan

Tony Award winner Chita Rivera and Tony nominee Adrienne Warren have come aboard the next concert in the fundraising series Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!, which will be presented 8 PM April 18 at The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. in New York.

Also just added to the lineup: comedian-actor Caroline Rhea, singer Kaytie O’Hara, and Sesame Street star Sonia Manzano.

Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow Helga Esteb / Shutterstock

Previously scheduled to be part of the evening of song, comedy, and commentary are pop singer Barry Manilow, Ugly Betty co-stars Vanessa Williams and Michael Urie, Public Theater chief Oskar Eustis, Tony Award winner LaChanze, comedian Lisa Lampanelli, and Watch What Happens Live! host Andy Cohen. Tony nominee Lisa Mordente directs.

Created and hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the concert event is part of the monthly series benefiting five national organizations working to protect human rights: Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, The Sierra Club Foundation, NAACP, and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

For those unable to attend the concert in person, it will be broadcast via Facebook Live and at, beginning at 8 PM ET.

Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! is created and organized by Rudetsky and Wesley in association with Your Kids, Our Kids, as well as the support of The Actors Fund. It is co-produced by Joey Monda and Frankie Dailey.

Tickets start at $30 and are available at and at The Town Hall box office.

Check out photos from the recent Concert in America that was presented in Chicago:


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