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Photo Coverage: Ben Platt, Benj Pasek & More Stand Up for Freedom at NYCLU Benefit Concert

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just presented its annual benefit concert. "Broadway Stands Up for Freedom", which featured performances by some of Broadway's finest.

Performers included: Ben Platt, Benj Pasek, Whitney Bashor, Alex Grubbs, Grace McLean, Erich Bergen, Jayne Houdyshell,Jennifer Simard, Christina Bianco, Todd Buonopane, Devin Trey Campbell, Crystal Monee Hall, Celisse Henderson, Kristolyn Lloyd, Ray Mercer, Zachary Prince, Liana Stampur and Clinton Curtis, Alexandria Suarez, Liesl Tommy and the Brooklyn Tech Lady Dragons Step Team. Proceeds from the show will benefit NYCLU's mission of promoting and protecting the civil rights and liberties of all New Yorkers.

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The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is one of the nation's foremost defenders of civil liberties and civil rights. Founded in 1951 as the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, we are a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with eight chapters and regional offices and 60,000 members across the state. Its mission is to defend and promote the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights, the U.S. Constitution, and the New York Constitution, including freedom of speech and religion, and the right to privacy, equality and due process of law for all New Yorkers.

The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for the presentation of cultural and performing arts events for New York University and lower Manhattan. The programs of the Skirball Center reflect NYU's mission as an international center of scholarship, defined by excellence and innovation and shaped by an intellectually rich and diverse environment. A vital aspect of the Center's mission is to build young adult audiences for the future of live performance.

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