Photo Coverage: Reeve Carney, Dylan Baker & More in Birdland's We're Gonna Have to Ask You to Leave...Cancer Benefit
Birdland Jazz Club presented We're Gonna Have to ask You to Leave...(a benefit concert to kick out cancer) last night, January 23rd, 2012 at 7pm. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below!
This benefit concert for the American Cancer Society featured some of Broadway's most celebrated talent in a evening dedicated to the heroic spirit of those who have conquered the disease, as well as a celebration of those who lost their battle.
The concert featured Spider-man's Reeve Carney, Tony Winner Katie Finneran (Promises, Promises, Noises Off, I Hate My Teenage Daughter) and husband Darren Goldstein (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Damages), Tony nominee Dylan Baker (God of Carnage, Damages) and wife Becky Ann Baker (Good People, Assasins), Tony nominee Barbara Walsh (Company, Big), Carla Gugino (Road to Mecca, Desire Under the Elms),Tony nominee Alison Fraser (Gypsy, Secret Garden), Tony nominee and Obie winner Kathleen Chalfant (Rescue Me, Wit), Jay O. Sanders (Titus Andronicus, Law and Order: Criminal Intent), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu), Obie Winner Jonathan Hammond (Boys in the Band, Ragtime), Nick Blaemire (Godspell, Cry-Baby), Matthew Greer (Seminar, Spamalot national tour), Karen Walsh (Road to Mecca, Pygmalion), and more.
All proceeds go to benefit the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org). The concert was directed by Kris Kukul and musical directed by Ray Fellman. A silent auction and raffle ticket sale preceeded the concert.
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski
Dr. Mark G. Kris
Carly Rose Sonenclar and Reeve Carney