Coleman Domingo, Adam Pascal, et al. Set for BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE Benefit, 12/5
Recording Artist and American Idol finalist Kimberley Locke, Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo (The Scottsboro Boys) will join Drama Desk Award nominee Terri White (Follies Revival) with a special appearance by Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal (Rent), who will be among the lineup of performers set for Broadway Sings For Pride: The Winter Holiday Concert. The event will also feature a special video message from Tony award-winner Carol Channing. Broadway Sings for Pride will take place on Monday, December 5, 2011 at New York City's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
The concert, set to begin at 6:30 PM, will be hosted by Raphael Miranda (NBC's News 4 New York) and Marissa Rosen (Off Broadway's My Big Gay Italian Wedding) and will raise funds to help support the LGBT Center's ongoing work.
Among the other artists scheduled to appear are: Scott Alan (composer-lyricist, Home), King Aswad (Rent National Tour), Anastasia Barzee (Jekyll & Hyde), Eleah J Burman (Atlantic Theater Company's The Facts), Bobby Cronin (Daybreak), Meridith Cullen (Off-Broadway's My Big Gay Italian Wedding), Angel Desai (NBC's The Event), John Edwards (Jersey Boys), Lauren Elder (Hair), Elli (A Match Made In Manhattan), Adrienne Fishe (Rent National Tour), Russell Fischer (Jersey Boys), Jenn Furman (Wicked National Tour), Lance Horne (Emmy Award-winning composer/Performer), Emily Kinney (Showtime's The Big C), Mary Lahti (Village Light Opera's KIss Me Kate), Cedric Leiba Jr.(Off Broadway's The Yellow Brick Road), Lori Michaels (Recording Artist, Me & The Girls), Anthony Lee Medina (Spring Awakening National Tour), Athena Reich (Singer/TV Personality), Angelo Luis Rios (Jesus Christ Superstar National Tour), Khalid Rivera (The Capeman), Bret Shuford (The Little Mermaid), Allison Siko (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), Antoine L. Smith (Memphis), Amy Toporek (Hairspray National Tour), Katie Thompson (Recording Artist).
Along with the entertainment, the program will feature remarks from Broadway's Colman Domingo, The Village People's Randy Jones, cast members from Logo TV's The A-List: New York cast members Reichen Lehmkuhl & TJ Kelly, and The Real Housewives of Twitter's Matt Martin, who will share stories of pride and celebration throughout the concert.
Neal B of NealB.tv will produce the event. Jim Lahti will serve at the musical director/arranger and pianist. Sean Harkness on acoustic & electric guitar, David Silliman on percussion and Ratzo Harris on bass guitar. Kat Dudina and Mia Grottola, American Sign Language interpreters, will be signing for the hard of hearing and deaf community. The technical director for the night be Artists Proof Productions.
Nick Adams, Joy Behar, Lance Bass, Reeve Carney, Sahara Davenport, Kara DioGuardi, Christine Ebersole, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, The Real Housewives of New York City, Anthony Rapp, Mike Ruiz, Johnny Weir, Wendy Williams, have all given their voices to support Broadway Sings for Pride.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center is located in Manhattan at 208 West 13th Street. For more information and tickets, visit: http://www.gaycenter.org/node/6871 or visit the website at: http://www.BwayPride.org
Photo Credit: Peter James Zielinski