Epic HAIR the Musical 50th Reunion and More will Join Broadway Sings for Pride’s “Revolution” June 18th!
On Monday, June 18, 2018 Broadway Sings for Pride will premiere their 8th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at The Cutting Room at 7:30pm! This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special celebrity guests and of course, fun! With “Revolution” as the theme this year, YouTube couple Anthony Bowens and Michael Pavano will host the show, which will feature FRAN DRESCHER (The Nanny), FRANKIE GRANDE (Television: Celebrity Big Brother U.K., MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, Broadway’s Mamma Mia! & Rock of Ages), a special HAIR 50th Anniversary Reunion! Matt Doyle (Broadway’s Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Sam Donovan (Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars, fashion designer), the cast of “Afterglow,” and cast members from Pretty Woman: The Musical, Frozen, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys and more! The event will take place at The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St. The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation. More information can be found at www.BroadwaySingsForPride.com or (212) 691-1900.
Michael Butler the Broadway Producer of HAiR, will open the segment via video tape from his Los Angeles home. Michael was personal friends with JFK and Robert Kennedy. “Robert Kennedy invited me to a preview of HAiR at the Public Theater. This was the defining moment for me to become the producer of HAiR. HAiR original content is more prevalent today than it was 50 years ago. There is still so much work to do for future generations. Peace and Love.” Michael Butler.
The events finally brings together HAiR the Musical cast members from the original Broadway to recent tours including the author James Rado, Choreographer Julie Arenal. HAiR cast member, actor, dancer, singer, musician Sherwin “Ace” Ross represented by Ann Wright Representatives, joins the benefit, “HAiR is more relevant today than it was 50 years ago.” Having starred in the musical, filling the iconic lead role of Berger, and later becoming the licensee / manufacturer for “HAiR the Musical” apparel and 60’s artwork. “This is an honor to be invited to reunite on stage to sing and dance for this worthy cause. Let the Sunshine In!”, states Ross. Ross is on an unbridled rampage seeking global distributors for the number one intimate and sleepwear brand from Santiago Chile, KAYSER.
The event will start at 7:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St, New York). Tickets can be purchased at www.BroadwaySingsForPride.com or https://tinyurl.com/revolutionbway
Performers and speakers scheduled to appear: Frankie J. Grande (Television: Celebrity Big Brother U.K., MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, Broadway’s Mamma Mia! & Rock of Ages), Matt Doyle (Broadway’s Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Sam Donovan (Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars, fashion designer), the cast of Off-Broadway’s Afterglow, Ellyn Marie Marsh (Pretty Woman The Musical, Kinky Boots), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Broadway’s Kinky Boots), Russell Fischer (Broadway’s Jersey Boys), Daniel Errico (Best-selling children’s book author), Adam B. Shapiro (HBO Film’s The Normal Heart, Netflix’s Master of None), Shefik (Invocation, Interviewer & Producer), Rebecca Larkin (Broadway’s South Pacific & Avenue Q), Matt Leisy (Off Broadway’s Sweeney Todd, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder National Tour, Off Broadway’s The Fantasticks), Lindsay Cherin (NJ Idol, A Night of Future Broadway Stars), Tym Moss (Singer, Actor, Stage Host, Producer), Valerie Smaldone (5-time Billboard Magazine Award-winner, Radio personality), Haley Videckis and Layana White (out athletes), Mattea Conforti (Broadway’s Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George), Jake Ryan Flynn (Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Athan Sporek (Broadway’s Les Misérables, A Bronx Tale), Jack McCarthy (Finding Neverland), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), Victoria Collett (Broadway’s (Waitress), Gabby Gutierrez (Broadway’s School of Rock, Matilda) and more!
Venue Description: The Cutting Room is one of Midtown Manhattan’s most popular music venues, featuring cabaret, live Broadway acts, benefits, holiday shows, CD release parties, and more.
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