Photo Coverage: ROCKERS ON BROADWAY Present Awards to Rupert Holmes, Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher
Tony Award nominees John Tartaglia (Avenue Q) and Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) along with Jeremy Kushnier (Jersey Boys) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid) appeared in last night's "ROCKERS ON BROADWAY – BEHIND THE MUSIC" concert at the newly re-designed Cutting Room.
They were joined on stage by Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe-Award winning composer Paul Williams (A Star Is Born, The Muppet Movie), and three-time Tony-Award winning composer Rupert Holmes (The Mystery Of Edwin Drood, Curtains). Proceeds will benefit The ASCAP Foundation's Children Will Listen Program, The Broadway Dreams Foundation and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Rockers' was presented by The Path Fund Inc. with generous sponsorship from The Frye Company, Four Seasons Partnership - Robert Gaudio and O'Connor Consulting & Management. All proceeds from this event will go to support The ASCAP Foundation's Children Will Listen Program, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and The Broadway Dreams Foundation through who's education and performance programs work to brighten the future of young talent and brings young performers closer to their Broadway dreams.
THE PATH FUND, INC. As a result of the continued success of Rockers On Broadway, the producers formed an official 501(c)3 foundation to continue the original magic and produce other charitable events. The PATH Fund, Inc. (Performing Artists That Help) gives artists of all kinds an avenue to share their unique talents while helping raise money for charities that benefit the arts and entertainment. Such charities have included Broadway Dreams Foundation, Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS, UNICEF, Save The Children, The Bachman-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation, Wingspan Arts. This year we are pleased to add The ASCAP Foundation. Since the inception of Rockers and the creation of PATH we have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charity.
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher