Rebecca Naomi Jones, Keala Settle, Julia Murney & More Set for BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING Benefit, 12/2
Cast members from some of Broadway's biggest hit musicals, including Pippin, Wicked, Jersey Boys, Hairspray, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, American Idiot, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Hands on a Hard Body, will come together for Broadway Against Bullying - a one-night-only holiday cabaret benefitting No Bully and their efforts to bring innovative, sustainable solutions to bullying, harassment and violence in schools - on Monday, December 2 at 7 p.m. at Club Fugazi (home of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon) in San Francisco. Tickets are $75 for general admission seats. A limited number of premium tickets are available for $150 and include reserved seats, tickets to a post-performance dessert reception at North Beach's famed Rose Pistola with the cast and a VIP gift bag. To purchase tickets, visit www.bab2013.eventbrite.com or call the Beach Blanket Babylon Box Office at415.421.4222.
Performers for the fun-filled evening of song and dance, include Colin Cunliffe (Pippin, Evita, The Addams Family), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Catch Me If You Can, Hair, Hands on a Hard Body), Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Passing Strange), Patrick McCollum (Wicked, Peter and the Starcatcher, Rocky),Julia Murney (Wicked, Chess in Concert, The Wild Party), Missi Pyle (Bare, "The Artist," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"), Daniel Reichard (original Bob Gaudio in the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys, The Midtown Men), Keala Settle (2013 Tony Award-nominee for Hands on a Hard Body, Hairspray, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, South Pacific) and Alysha Umphress (American Idiot, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever). Carl Pantle (San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus) will serve as Musical Director. Additional performers will be added at a later date.
"Bullying causes students enormous damage both in lives lost and lives forever changed," says No Bully Executive Director Nicholas Carlisle. "We are honored to have the support of these incredibly talented performers who have taken time out of their busy performance schedules to help bring an end to this epidemic."
Broadway Against Bullying sponsors include Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Rose Pistola, and Wente Vineyards.
To purchase tickets, visit www.bab2013.eventbrite.com or call the Beach Blanket Babylon Box Office at 415.421.4222.
For additional information on No Bully, please visit www.nobully.com.