Daniel Radcliffe and HOW TO SUCCEED Join Carols for a Cure Album
Daniel Radcliffe will join the cast of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in recording for the 2011 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Vol. 13, the annual holiday CD benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA). He will be singing "A Christmas Carol," by humorist and composer Tom Lehrer.
The current line-up of shows scheduled to record include:
The Addams Family
Baby It's You
Catch Me if You Can
How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
The Lion King
The Phantom of the Opera
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
The John W. Engeman Theater's cast of "Camelot"
Produced by Lynn Pinto for Rock-It Science Records and engineered by Andros Rodriguez, the Broadway's Carols for a Cure series has raised over $3 million dollars for BC/EFA since its inception in 1999, providing support and care for those suffering with AIDS, as well as lending support to women's health issues. Pinto, a classically trained singer who made her Broadway debut in the 1998 revival of The Sound of Music, has been producing recordings for BC/EFA and many other artists ever since. Over the years, Broadway's Carols for a Cure CDs have featured special performances by stars such as Bernadette Peters, Nick Jonas, Antonio Banderas, Idina Menzel, Hugh Jackman, Harvey Fierstein, David Hyde Pierce, Raul Esparza, John Tartaglia, Darlene Love, Hugh Panaro, Michael McKean, Annette O'Toole, Andrea McArdle, Donna Lynne Champlin, and Phyllis Newman, among others.
Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 13 can be ordered for only $20 through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 x250 Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Additionally, the CDs will be sold during a six-week "Gypsy-of-the-Year" fundraising period from mid-October through mid-December at participating Broadway and off-Broadway shows in New York. The CDs also will be available at select venues throughout the U.S., including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; The LA Phil Store in Disney Hall, and The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, New York.