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
Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Camille Zamora
Erin Elizabeth Smith, Camille Zamora, Landon and Juliana Sheffield
Raul Esparza and Linda Kowalski