Eric Michael Krop, Christine Pedi, and More Set for OVER IT Benefit Concert, 9/24
A bevy of fabulous Broadway, Off-Broadway and Downtown performers gather together raise funds and awareness at OVER IT! A Benefit For Ovarian Cancer Awareness. Held at the Laurie Beechman Theater, whose namesake lost her battle with ovarian cancer, the evening’s proceeds will go to the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative. Singing the songs that inspire them most, the roster of singers includes Brian Bailey (Cats, The Wizard of Oz), Jennifer Bennett (Cats), Anne Brummel(Wicked), Canadian singing sensation Michael Hughes, Liana Hunt (Mamma Mia), Lisa Karlin (The Addams Family, Ragtime), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Annalyse McCoy (2/3 Goat), Cedric Neal (Porgy and Bess), Christine Pedi (Forbidden Broadway, Newsical), Molly Pope (The Material World), Allison Rogers (Giant), Gabrielle Ruiz (In The Heights, A Chorus Line), Lara Siebert (A Christmas Story, Hugh Jackman's Back on Broadway, Young Frankenstein) Antoine L. Smith(Memphis) and The Manhattan Dolls(Sarah Drake, Annemarie Rosano, Christine Tucker). Jason Wetzel serves as music director for the evening."
“The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative was established to provide a safety net for women in the entertainment industry who are coping with critical health concerns. The Women's Health Initiative dedicates a range of resources solely to addressing the health needs and concerns specific to women, including breast, cervical and ovarian cancers, plus domestic violence, chemical dependency and mental health issues, as well as providing services and financial assistance to women without health insurance.”
OVER IT! will take place on September 24th, 2012 at 9:30pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on 42nd Street and 9th Ave. below the West Bank Cafe. Tickets are $18 at the door with a $15 food/beverage minimum. To make reservations visit www.westbankcafe.com or call 212.695.6909
OVER IT! Is sponsored by New York Vocal Coaching. www.newyorkvocalcoaching.com
Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia