6th Annual BROADWAY CAN! to Benefit City Harvest at Don't Tell Mama, 11/16
The 6th Annual Broadway Can! A Concert for City Harvest will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, Sunday, November 16th at 8pm. A night of Seth Bisen-Hersh's music sung by Broadway performers!
The evening will be comprised of songs by composer/ lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. Bisen-Hersh will be joined on stage by a phenomenal cast including Elyse Beyer (Judy and Me), Melanie Brook (50 Shades! The Musical), Candi Boyd (Jersey Boys), Dawn Cantwell (The Last Ship), Julie D'Moure, Yurel Echezarrta (Aladdin), Russell Fischer (Jersey Boys), Teresa Hui (Love Quirks), Rita Markova (The Fantasticks), Rob McCaffrey (Love Quirks), Vasthy Mompoint (Rocky), Samantha Owen (Forbidden Broadway), MJ Rodriguez (Rent), Brian Charles Rooney (Bedbugs!!!), Marissa Rosen (My Big Gay Italian Wedding), Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks) and Kay Trinidad (The Little Mermaid). The concert will be produced by Dennis Fowler and directed by Laura Pestronk.
The audience can expect to hear 20 songs from Bisen-Hersh's catalog featuring material from Love Quirks, which just completed a critically-acclaimed limited run, More to Love, which won an award for Best Lyrics this year in the West Village Musical Theatre Festival, Stanley's Party, and a world premiere song from his new musical, Malka. Songs will include "I'm Not Interested in You", "I Like Big Girls", "Why Do I Always Fall for Straight Boys?" and "Can You Believe I Was Ever Sad We Broke Up?".
All the proceeds and collected canned goods will be donated to City Harvest, which has "served New York City for more than 30 years" as a "food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children."
ELYSE BEYER (Judy and Me)
MELANIE BROOK (50 Shades! The Musical)
CANDI BOYD (Jersey Boys)
DAWN CANTWELL (The Last Ship)
YUREL ECHEZARRTA (Aladdin)
RUSSELL FISCHER (Jersey Boys)
TERESA HUI (Love Quirks)
RITA MARKOVA (The Fantasticks)
ROBERT MCCAFFREY (Love Quirks)
VASTHY MOMPOINT (Rocky)
SAMANTHA OWEN (Forbidden Broadway)
MJ RODRIGUEZ (Rent)
BRIAN CHARLES ROONEY (Bedbugs!!!)
MARISSA ROSEN (My Big Gay Italian Wedding)
LAUREN TESTERMAN (Love Quirks)
KAY TRINIDAD (The Little Mermaid)
It all takes place on Sunday, November 16th at 8PM. $17 Cover/ 2 Drink Minimum (cash only - $2 off with the donation of a canned good) at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th St. Call for reservations after 4: 212-757-0788 or reserve online at donttellmamanyc.com.