Sierra Boggess, Lindsay Mendez, & More to Perform in ASTEP Benefit Concert Tonight
5TH ANNUAL NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, is back by popular demand tonight, December 16, at Joe's Pub. The evening will feature Broadway's most sought-after talent singing fresh, original approaches-pop, soul, R&B, rock and more-of holiday songs off New York City Christmas the album, available for purchase at the concert. ALL proceeds from tickets to the show and album sales go to supporting ASTEP's mission to connect performing and visual artists with underserved youth in the U.S. and around the world to awaken their imaginations, foster critical thinking, and help them break the cycle of poverty.
ASTEP's New York City Christmas album is a collection of holiday songs created by Drama Desk nominated orchestrator, Lynne Shankel (Bare, Altar Boyz, Cry-Baby), and performed by the best musicians and singers from Broadway.
Tonight's special guests include Sierra Boggess (THE LITTLE MERMAID, MASTER CLASS), Derrick Cobey (THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS), Chester Gregory (SISTER ACT, CRY-BABY, HAIRSPRAY), David Josefsberg (HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, ALTAR BOYZ),Elizabeth Judd (BARE: THE MUSICAL, SPIDERMAN), Andy Karl (ROCKY, JERSEY BOYS, WICKED, ALTAR BOYZ), Derek Klena (WICKED, DOGFIGHT), Alice Lee (BARE:THE MUSICAL), Telly Leung (GODSPELL, GLEE, ALLEGIANCE), Lindsay Mendez (WICKED, DOGFIGHT), Kenita Miller (Papermill ONCE ON THIS ISLAND), Tony nominee Orfeh (LEGALLY BLONDE, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER), Anya Singleton (recording artist), Michael Tacconi (BARE: THE MUSICAL), Kay Trinidad (ALLEGIANCE), Sally Wilfert (ASSASSINS, MAKE ME A SONG),AureLia Williams (Papermill ONCE ON THIS ISLAND)
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