Photo Flash: Nick Adams Brings BROADWAY FOR AFRICA to Birdland
The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Broadway For Africa, a star-studded benefit hosted by Nick Adams on Monday, April 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below!
Broadway star Nick Adams hosted a benefit concert to support The International Theatre and Literacy Project's youth programs in Rwanda and South Africa. He was joined onstage by special guests Will Swenson and Tony Sheldon (his co-stars inPriscilla, Queen of the Desert), Alison Luff, Julia Murney, Elisio Roman, Ariana Groover, Angela Grovey, Celisse Henderson, Tryphena Wade, Anthony David Adams and The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley). Musical director for the evening will be Tedd Firth, with Tom Hubbard on bass and Daniel Glass on drums.
The International Theatre and Literacy Project (ITLP) uses theatre as a means of social and educational uplift for children and teen-agers struggling with the challenges of poverty, crime, violence, gender inequity and inequality in developing countries. ITLP conducts theatre workshops to teach English literacy, develop independent thinking, self-empowerment, leadership skills and gender equity. We strive to help young people advance their educational and employment opportunities and nurture their voices as leaders to enable growth, change and community development. Current programs in South Africa, Rwanda and Tanzania. Stephen DiMenna is the Artistic Director of the organization.
Photos by Kevin Alvey
Nick Adams and Stephen Dimenna