Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet of BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM with Lena Hall, Bryce Pinkham & More!
The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomed an array of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concert, which was held last night, July 21, at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, NYC). Special guests included: Adam Chanler-Berat, Justin Guarini, Zach Unger, Barrett Foa, Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Condola Rashad, Robin de Jesus, Seth Rudetsky, Telly Leung and more!
BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below!
Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, now in its 12th year, was founded by Liana Stampur, Dana Steingold and Erich Bergen. The planning committee also includes Todd Buonopane, Kait Kerrigan, and Zachary Prince. Previous companies have featured notable talents Michael Cerveris, Cheyenne Jackson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Gavin Creel,Randy Graff, Tonya Pinkins, Dennis O'Hare and John Tartaglia.
Proceeds from the show benefit the NYCLU's youth programs, including its work with LGBT teenagers; its Teen Activist Project, which engages New York City youth as organizers and peer educators on bullying, reproductive rights and other civil rights issues; and its work to stop the "school to prison pipeline."
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Donna Lieberman and Anthony Romero
Richard Gottfried and Donna Lieberman
Hem- Steve Curtis, Sally Ellyson, Dan Messe, Gary Maurer