STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Cast Visits Broadway Bakes at Schmackary's!
Schmackary's Cookies, aka: The Official Cookie of Broadway, hosts "Broadway Bakes" a special benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, this week May 27-31. Schmackary's will donate half the proceeds and all tips generated from this event to BCEFA as part of this special pre-Tony Awards 'Thank You Broadway' event. Yesterday, Corey Cott, Ben Fankhauser, and Newsies alum Ryan Steele stopped by where they performed an alternate version of "Watch What Happens (Reprise)" and Steele showed off with some signature pirouettes. Check it out below!
"We just celebrated the 1st birthday of our Schmackary's store and one of the biggest reasons for our success is because Broadway and the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood have supported us from day one," said Schmackary's owner & creator, Zachary "Schmackary" Schmahl. "In a small token of appreciation, we want to say thank you to this wonderful community for embracing us with open arms."
Over a dozen Broadway stars have agreed to work behind the counter from 3-6pm all week at Schmackary's as part of this "Broadway Bakes" event. Upcoming stars slated to attend today include:
Benj Pasek, A Christmas Story (2013 Tony nominee)
Justin Paul,A Christmas Story (2013 Tony nominee)
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Star Catcher (Tony nominee), The Glass Menagerie
Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Newsies, Tuck Everlasting
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