Natalie Weiss, Teal Wicks, Robin De Jesus and More Set for PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER: VOLUME 2 at 54 Below, 4/24
After a sold-out first edition, Broadway's best writers and performers team together again to help raise funds for children with special needs in New York City and around the world. Victor Legra, Anthony Crouchelli & M.O.V.E for Autism present Putting the Pieces Together: Volume 2 featuring the music of Carner and Gregor, Rosser and Sohne, Maglione and Ruiz, Joey Contreras, Justin Anthony Long, Jonathan Lee & Joanna Burns; David Dabbon, and Will Van Dyke at 54 Below April 24 at 9:30pm.
The concert will feature show-stopping performances by Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture), Robin De Jesus (In the Heights, La Cage aux Folles), Marla Mindelle (Sister Act, Cinderella), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Heather Parcells (A Chorus Line/Soul Doctor), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening), Bonnie Milligan (Jasper in Deadland), Jessica Hendy (Cats, Aida), Morgan Assante (Utah Festival Opera), Paul Pilcz (Bye Bye Birdie) Anthony Lee Medina (Spring Awakening), Justin Anthony Long, Will Ray (Little House on the Prairie), Dana Costello (Jekyll & Hyde), Lindsey Mader, Lauren Renahan, and Mj Rodriguez (Rent).
Filling out the rest of the cast is Dan Deluca, Michael Gioia, Steve Raymond, Josh Tolle, Nicolette Burton, Lawson Young, John Battagliese, Chris Frazier, Phil Sloves, Abby Slocum, Andrew Pace, Emily Rogers, and Toren Nakamura.
Javanna Productions is a non-profit production company with active members of all ages in countries world wide. Javanna Productions provides artists with the resources, funding and platforms that are needed to produce socially responsible artistic films, shows, galleries, events and fundraisers. Annually, Javanna Productions presents a community driven effort entitled M.O.V.E. (Motivation Opportunity Vision Entertainment). In this assembly members are encouraged to produce artistic pieces and events (films, visual art, performance art, music, spoken word, classes, workshops) that raise funds and awareness for a variety of social issues, causes and non-profit advocacy programs.
Since the inception of Javanna Productions M.O.V.E. in 2009, we have raised revenue and awareness for numerous social causes including Autism, Celiac Disease, Diabetes and anti-bullying. Additional initiatives include teen suicide prevention, education reform in Cambodia and Ghana, US education reform, solar power energy in Liberia, Myasthenia Gravis relief, LGBT and religious civil discussions and Cancer research. M.O.V.E has raised funds and awareness for a variety of larger non-profit organizations such as Autism Speaks, United World Schools, QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community), Children of Uganda, The Dan Marino Foundation, The Covenant House and Salvation Army.
'Putting The Pieces Together Vol 2? plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Thursday April 24nd at 9::30pm There is a $35 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551. Use code MOVE35 to save 35% off cover.