Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Kate Shindle et al. Lead Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network Benefit Tonight
Broadway Sings Tori: a Benefit for RAINN, will celebrate and support the work of the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. The event will take place tonight at 8pm at New World Stages, and will feature songs written by 10-time Grammy nominee Tori Amos, who was the first spokesperson for RAINN.
Performers include Tony nominees Christine Andreas (Oklahoma, La Cage Aux Folles) and Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q) as well as Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Wonderland), Natalie Joy Johnson (Legally Blonde, Bare), Max Von Essen (Les Miserables), Celina Carvajal (Toxic Avenger), Steven Cutts (Hairspray, Camp), Katie Thompson (Bloodties, Giant), Molly Pope (Our Hit Parade), and more. Brian Nash will serve as musical director, with Colleen Harris and Ben Cameron (Wicked, Aida) slated to host.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotlines' free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual violence; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual violence, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. For more information, visit www.rainn.org.
Tickets range from $35 to $125; tickets priced $75 and above include a post-show reception featuring a 2-hour open bar.
To purchase tickets visit Telecharge.com or call 212/239-6200. New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues.
Photo Credit: Monica Simoes