Watch: Broadway Stars Join Playbill in Supporting the National Endowment for the Arts
Several theatre artists come together to urge you to help protect the NEA as it faces an uncertain future.
In the wake of the Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal, which calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and additional domestic programs, several Broadway stars and luminaries have joined forces with Playbill to express their concern and to say “no” to these cuts.
READ: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S BUDGET PROPOSAL ELIMINATES NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
Raising their voices in the video above are Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays
), Tony nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger
(The Cherry Orchard
), Ann Harada
), Tony nominee Alex Brightman
(School of Rock
), Ana Villafañe
(On Your Feet!
), Jelani Remy
(The Lion King
), Gideon Glick
), Carrie St. Louis
), Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick
, Alison Fraser
), Eva Noblezada
), Ashley Park
(Sunday in the Park with George
), Tyler Hanes
, Amber Gray
(Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812)
, Kara Lindsay
), and composer Drew Gasparini.
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Take a look, then click here for more information on how to take part in protecting the NEA.