'Summer Camp' Star Kyle Kleiboeker, Broadway's Eden Espinosa & More Set for BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE, 6/24
Broadway Sings for Pride will kickoff NYC Gay Pride 2013 by celebrating with their third annual Gay Pride benefit concert. The special one-night benefit entitled " Unite" with join forces with American Idol and Billboard recording artistic Kimberley Locke, Broadway powerhouse Eden Espinosa (star of Wicked, Rent, Brooklyn The Musical), American Idol and Rent star Anwar Robinson and over 20 members of the Broadway community. The concert will benefit the Hetrick-Martin Institute and Broadway Sings for Pride. There will also be special speakers including a message of hope from Steven Guy and James Clementi of the Tyler Clementi Foundation. The night will be hosted by award winning host from the hit show "truTV Presents: the World's Dumbest" Scott Nevins with staging by Rachele Rommes (Minnesota Timberwolves choreographer). A live auction will happen before the show.
Guest speakers and artists scheduled to appear include: Miss New York 2011 Kaitlin Monte, Kyle Kleiboeker (USA's Summer Camp - premiers Thursday July 11th 8/7c on USA, Hairspray) Erik Altemus (Broadway's Pippin), Allison Semmes (Broadway's The Book of Mormon), Anastacia McCleskey (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Cristina Fontanelli (Renown Opera Singer), Bobby Cronin (Award-winning Composer/Lyricist: 'Til Death Do Us Part), Rachel Lorin (Oxygen Channel's The Next Big Thing!), Connor Antico (Oxygen Channel's The Next Big Thing!), Brian Charles Rooney (Broadway's The Threepenny Opera), Angelo Rios (Jesus Christ Superstar National Tour), Rori Nogee (Showgirls, the Musical!), Kyle Motsinger (Off Broadway's Fancy Nancy the Musical), Erika Amato (Off Broadway's Signs of Life), Adam Shapiro (2013 MAC Award Winner), Noreen Crayton (Rent National Tour), Ashley Arcement (Grease on Broadway), Elissa Goldstein (NBC/Universals An Affirmative Act), AJ Mattioli (Director, Lady Peacock), Carly Robyn Green (BMG Chrysalis Artist/Songwriter), John Hollingsworth (Raymond Zilberberg's Marie Christine) & The Hinterlands - An Original Musical Web Series.
Audiences will join the celebration by hearing some of their favorite New York performers take on pop hits, mashups, Broadway classics as well as filling the stage with stories of LGBT pride. The event will be held at the Iguana NYC in New York City on Monday, June 24, 2012 at 8pm.
For tickets and information, please visit: http://bwaysings2013.brownpapertickets.com or call (212) 765-5454. More information can also be found at www.BroadwaySingsforPride.com or on Facebook: Broadway Sings For Pride.