Carolee Carmello, F. Murray Abraham & Euan Morton Set for Keen Company's 14th Annual Benefit, 5/19
The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company today announced that the Special Guests for the 14th Annual Benefit The Understudy's Evening - Tomorrow's Stars Today will be F. Murray Abraham, Carolee Carmello and Euan Morton who will serve as the evening's Auctioneer. The gala will take place on Monday May 19th (from 6:30pm) at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue at 14th Street).
The evening will feature performances by understudies from Aladdin, Beautiful, Les Miserables, and Rocky: Tia Altinay (Jasmine understudy) and Josh Dela Cruz (Aladdin understudy) from Aladdin; Nathaniel Hackmann (Valjean understudy), Les Miserables; Rebecca LaChance (Carole understudy), Beautiful; and Okieriete Onaodowan (Apollo Creed understudy), Rocky.
Now in its 14th year, Keen Company creates theater that provokes identification, reflection and emotional connection. In intimate productions of plays and musicals, the company tells stories in which people strive to live with integrity. Through its educational arm, Keen Teens, Keen develops and produces new plays for high school audiences, expanding the repertoire of plays available for young people and creating new generations that embrace theatre. Keen seeks to build a lasting community of artists and audiences who share a passion for theater that champions sincerity and speaks to life's profound moments.