Liz Callaway, Beth Malone, Lillias White, & More Bring Broadway To LGBTQ Synagogue for Benefit With Seth Rudetsky

Liz Callaway, Beth Malone, Lillias White, & More Bring Broadway To LGBTQ Synagogue for Benefit With Seth Rudetsky

SiriusXM Broadway host and acclaimed artist Seth Rudetsky and guest performers present a benefit for Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (130 West 30th Street), New York's LGBTQS synagogue, on December 10 at 7:00pm. Attendees will enjoy an intimate performance - capped at just 180 seats - in CBST's magnificent Wine Family Sanctuary, and a Meet-The-Stars reception. Tickets available now at cbst.org.

Seth and Andréa Burns (In the Heights, On Your Feet), Liz Callaway (Miss Saigon, Cats), Beth Malone (Fun Home, Angels in America), Tony Award Winner Lillias White (Dreamgirls, The Life), and Tony Yazbeck (On the Town, Prince of Broadway) perform "the best Broadway songs ever."

Tickets begin at $300, with opportunities to sponsor and underwrite the event.

Seth Rudetsky is the host of Sirius/XM Satellite Radio shows On Broadway and Seth Speaks. He has played piano for more than a dozen Broadway shows, including Ragtime, Les Miserables, and Phantom of the Opera. He has also served as an artistic producer/music director on Broadway, published three books, and starred in two one-man shows.

Andréa Burns' celebrated roles include Daniela in Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights and Vicki Nichols in The Full Monty. She has appeared in Broadway's The Nance, The Ritz, Beauty and the Beast, and, most recently, On Your Feet, for which she received an Outer Critics Circle nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.

Liz Callaway is Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and recording artist. She made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby, and won acclaim as Grizabella in Cats. She starred in the original casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love.

Tony Nominee for Best Actress, Beth Malone is best known for her portrayal of Alison Bechdel in Fun Home. She appeared in Tony Kushner's Angels in America, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and Annie Get Your Gun. She also created and starred in a one-woman cabaret show titled Beth Malone: So Far.

Tony Award Winner Lillias White is renowned for her Broadway roles, including Sonja in Cy Coleman's The Life, for which she received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards. She also won a Drama League Award for her portrayal of Effie in Dreamgirls and won acclaim for performances in film, television, and cabaret.

Tony Yazbeck made his Broadway debut as a newsboy in Gypsy. He received Tony and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for his performance as Gabey in On the Town. He has also appeared in A Chorus Line, Chicago, Finding Neverland, and, most recently, Prince of Broadway.

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) is an LGBTQS synagogue for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, a vibrant spiritual community, and a progressive voice within Judaism. Founded in 1973, CBST attracts and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight individuals and families who share common values. Passionate, provocative, and deeply Jewish, CBST champions a Judaism that rejoices in diversity, denounces social injustice wherever it exists, and strives for human rights for all people.

For more information, contact Ann Targownik, Director of Development at 212-929-9498 x 814 or giving@cbst.org.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos

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