4th Annual BROADWAY CAN! Benefit Concert Set for Don't Tell Mama, 11/11
The 4th Annual Broadway Can! A Concert for Citymeals-on-Wheels & City Harvest will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, Sunday, November 11th at 8pm.
The evening will be comprised of songs by composer/ lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. Bisen-Hersh will be joined on stage by a phenomenal cast including Ashley Kate Adams (La Cage aux Folles), Morgan Billings (The Sound of Music), Nora Fox Blackall (The Sound of Music), Toby Blackwell (Rent), Brian Childers (Danny and Sylvia), Jason Gotay (Bring it On), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night With Fanny Brice), Nina Hennessey (Bye, Bye Birdie), Katie Kiyan (Hair), Elise Levin (Born Blue), Anthony Lee Medina (Spring Awakening), Elly Noble (Carrie), Rori Nogee (Pinkalicious), Caryn Osofsky (The Fantasticks), David Perlman (Baby It's You), Kristine Reese (Wicked), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Courter Simmons (Jersey Boys), Shelley Thomas (Rent) and Elisa Winter (Sweeney Todd).
The concert will be produced by Dennis Fowler, directed by Laura Pestronk, stage managed by Andrew Morton & Emma Peele.
The audience can expect to hear 21 songs from Bisen-Hersh's catalog featuring songs from Love Quirks, More to Love, What If...? and Malka. Songs will include "Thanksgiving Day", "It's Not You, It's Me", "I'm Not Interested in You", "Why Do I Always Fall for Straight Boys?", "Can You Believe I Was Ever Sad We Broke Up?" and the popular youtube hit, "Hey!".
All the proceeds for the evening will go to Citymeals-on-Wheels, which "raises private funds to ensure no homebound elderly New Yorker will ever go a day without food or human company." The canned goods will be donated to City Harvest, which has "served New York City for more than 25 years" as a "food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children."
$17 Cover/ 2 Drink Minimum (cash only - $2 off with the donation of canned goods) at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th St.. Call for reservations after 4 p.m.: 212-757-0788 or reserve online at donttellmamanyc.com.