Tonya Pinkins, Rupert Holmes and Cast of A TIME TO KILL Set for Cabaret Benefit for NAACP Tonight
As you may know, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Inc. (LDF), is one of America's greatest institutions at the forefront of the fight for racial and social justice for over seventy (70) years. Throughout its history, LDF has successfully fought for inclusion and equal access to education, employment, housing and voting rights for all Americans.
Recently, LDF launched the "Artist For Justice" initiative, which works with those in the arts and entertainment to develop unique ideas in support of the organization. The first project under "Artists For Justice" is a special fund raising event. Tony Award Winning actress Tonya Pinkins and her friends and cast mates from the Broadway play A TIME TO KILL are performing a Cabaret concert to benefit LDF's mission.
The cabaret event will be held on Wednesday, December 18th at 54 Below , 254 West 54th St. New York, dinner at 5:30 show begins promptly at 7:00pm.
Some of the guests performing include:
Sebastien Arcelus- A TIME TO KILL, HOUSE OF CARDS, WICKED, JERSEY BOYS, ELF
Stephanie J. Block -Tony Nominee THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, 9 to 5, THE BOY FROM OZ, ANYTHING GOES
Chuck Cooper- Tony Winner, THE LIFE, Romeo & Juliet, FINIAN'S RAINBOW, LENNON, HAIR
Bridgett Everett- Downtown Cabaret DIVA, Bridgett Everett and The Tender Moments, SEX AND THE CITY
Rupert Holmes- Three Time Tony Award Winner THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, A TIME TO KILL
Norm Lewis- Two Time Tony Award Nominee- PORGY AND BESS , THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, Dessa Rose, SCANDAL, MISS SAIGON
Patrick Page- A TIME TO KILL, SPIDER MAN, THE LION KING, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, CYRANO DE BERGERAC, JULIUS CAESAR
Tonya Pinkins - Tony Award Winner- JELLEY'S LAST JAM, A TIME TO KILL, CAROLINE OR CHANGE, PLAY ON, THE WILD PARTY, ALL MY CHILDREN
John Procaccino- A TIME TO KILL, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, ART
Steff Reed- Singer, Songwriter, Producer
Tijuana Ricks- A TIME TO KILL
Tax Deductible Contribution Tickets can be purchased at: https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6857/t/17315/shop/shop.jsp?storefront_KEY=662.
DIRECT DONATIONS TO NAACP: https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6857/p/salsa/donation/common/public/?donate_page_KEY=2321.
General Information: (646) 476-3551. To purchase tickets visit TicketWeb.com or call (866) 468-7619. 54 Below is located at 254 W 54th St, Cellar - New York, NY 10019.