Chita Rivera, Barry Manilow, and Vanessa Williams Sing Out at Concert for America

Photos   Chita Rivera, Barry Manilow, and Vanessa Williams Sing Out at Concert for America
Caroline Rhea, Adrienne Warren, and LaChanze were also among headliners at the New York City fundraiser.
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Adrienne Warren and Chita Rivera Jenny Anderson

Tony Award winners Chita Rivera and LaChanze joined Tony nominees Vanessa Williams and Adrienne Warren among topliners at the latest in the fundraising series Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!, which was presented April 18 at The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. in New York.

Singer Barry Manilow, comedian-actor Caroline Rhea,Ugly Betty co-star Michael Urie, Public Theater chief Oskar Eustis, comedian Lisa Lampanelli,Watch What Happens Live! host Andy Cohen, singer Kaytie O’Hara, and Sesame Streetstar Sonia Manzano also performed.

Scroll through the photos of the concert below:

Created and hosted by Playbill columnist 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.

Rudetsky has been a special guest performer on seven of Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Playbill’s inaugural river cruise along the Rhône River in May 2017 is sold out, but cabins are available for the Rhine River cruise in August 2017, featuring Rudetsky, Andréa Burns, Faith Prince, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and Santino Fontana. Playbill Travel is now also booking Broadway on the Danube River for November 2017, with celebrity guests to be announced. Visit for booking and information.


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