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Photo Coverage: ASTEP Benefit

On April 2nd, a benefit event featuring Raul Esparza, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Tituss Burgess, Manoel Felciano, and Laura Benanti, was held at an elegant downtown apartment.

Presented by and benefiting ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty), the intimate evening featured the stars singing at the piano. Esparza currently stars on Broadway in Company. D'Abruzzo, a Tony-nominee for Avenue Q, has also been seen Off-Broadway in I Love You Because. Walsh is Esparza's Company co-star. Burgess, who will appear as Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, has previously been seen on Broadway in Jersey Boys and Good Vibrations.  Felciano has appeared on Broadway in Sweeney Todd, Brooklyn, Jesus Christ Superstar and Cabaret. Benanti is a Tony-nominee for Into the Woods and Swing!, and was last seen on Broadway in The Wedding Singer.

There was also a silent auction, wine and hors d'oeuvres. Visit www.createsomethinggood.org for more on ASTEP

Raul Esparza

Mary-Mitchell Campbell (ASTEP Chair and Founder) and Michael Rader (ASTEP Executive Director)

Raul Esparza and Mary-Mitchell Campbell

Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Haviland Stillwell

Laura Benanti

Laura Benanti and Steven Pasquale

Tituss Burgess

Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Camille Zamora

Tituss Burgess and Mary-Mitchell Campbell

Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Fred Rose and Robert C. Carreon

Erin Elizabeth Smith, Camille Zamora, Landon and Juliana Sheffield

Raul Esparza and Linda Kowalski

Manoel Felciano

Manoel Felciano

Manoel Felciano and Tituss Burgess

Carmen Introrre (Drums), Nial Djuliarso (Piano) and Clovis Nicholas (Bass) provided pre-performance music



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