STAGE TUBE: Highlights from BROADWAY GETS GLAAD at Joe's Pub - Scott Alan, Natalie Weiss and More!
Broadway Gets GLAAD: A Benefit Concert was produced by Kayla Greenspan and August Laska. Music Direction by Mark Galinovsky. On Monday, August 4th, eleven emerging and established Broadway performers starred in Broadway Gets GLAAD, a concert to benefit GLAAD, the leading organization in support of a positive LGBT image in the entertainment industry.
GLAAD "works with print, broadcast and online news sources to bring people powerful stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality. GLAAD serves as the communications epicenter of the LGBT movement, equipping advocacy leaders with the tools they need to communicate more effectively. GLAAD is also reinventing the way social media moves equality forward."
The concert featured composer-lyricist Scott Alan, Mia Gentile (Forbidden Broadway), brass-fueled indie-rock band Great Caesar, Sean Green Jr. (Trailblazers, Grassroots), Marja Harmon (The Book of Mormon), Megan McGinnis (Little Women, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big Fish), Jessica Vosk (The Bridges of Madison County), Jacob Keith Watson (Violet), Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture), and Ari McKay Wilford (Once). Julia Mattison (Godspell) acted as host.
The band featured: Piano - Mark Galinovsky; Guitar - Matt Brown; Bass - Lloyd Kikoler; Drums - Adam Forman; Cello - Molly Aronson (only for "I Could Be a Hero"); and Clarinet - Ann Hung (only for "I Could Be a Hero").
The set list featured:
1. Marja Harmon - "Brave" by Sara Bareilles
2. Megan McGinnis - "The Secret of Happiness" from Daddy Long Legs
3. Mia Gentile - "Easy to be Hard" from HAIR
4. Ari McKay Wilford - "Warming Up" by Jason Mraz
5. Great Caesar - "Don't Ask Me Why" by Great Caesar
6. Jessica Vosk - "Chandelier" by Sia
7. Sean Green Jr. - "Home" from The Wiz
8. Jacob Keith Watson - "I Could Be A Hero" by Madeline Myers
9. Ciara Renée - "Age" by Lianne La Havas
10. Scott Alan - "Blessing" by Scott Alan
11. Natalie Weiss - "I'm Here" from The Color Purple
And you can watch all of the performances below!
Video Credit: Dylan Bustamante - http://famousinny.com
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