Karen Olivo, André De Shields, Andréa Burns and More Join Broadway Inspirational Voices Gala Concert & Live Auction
Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices have announced additional star talent added to the "Silver Anniversary Gala Concert & Live Auction", honoring Disney Theatrical Productions for their commitment to diversity and inclusion. Special appearances by Tony Award winner Karen Olivo (Moulin Rouge!, West Side Story) , Andréa Burns (On Your Feet, In the Heights), Multi Tony Award winner Pricilla Lopez ( Grand Horizon, In The Heights), Drama Desk award nominee and Grammy Award winner Nathan Lee Graham (Hulu's "WOKE", Wig Out), Tony-Grammy-Emmy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, Full Monty) and Mauricio Martinez (On Your Feet) are programmed. Also set to perform in this concert of wall to wall talent are Tony-Grammy-Emmy-Golden Globe award winner Billy Porter (Fx's "POSE", Kinky Boots), Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Kelli O'Hara (Kiss Me Kate, The King and I), Daniel Watts (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Hamilton) and recording artist Crystal Monee Hall (For The Girls, RENT).
As BIV embarks on this inaugural gala, support and recognition have been tremendous. Board member emeritus, Tony-Emmy-NAACP award winner Phylicia Rashad sums it all up by saying, "In the year of its 25th anniversary, Broadway Inspirational Voices continues to touch and inspire audiences, students and families. Congratulations, BIV!" This evening of music and celebration is sure to uplift, ignite and prompt many more years of service to and celebration of the Broadway community and beyond. Tickets are selling quickly. Don't miss your chance to join in this unparalleled event.
March 2, 2020 from 6pm - 9pm at the Edison Ballroom, 240 W. 47th Street, NY, NY. For information on how to purchase tickets and tables for this event, www.BIVoices.org/Gala2020.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos
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