Photo Coverage: KICKIN' IT Broadway Gives Back!

On Monday, October 13th, some of Broadway's best dancers and performers joined together for KICKIN' IT: Broadway Gives Back at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 W 55th St @ 9th Ave). The concert was in honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness. BWW was there to capture the emotional evening of song and dance for a truly worthy cause.

Directed and choreographed by Lorin Latarro, KICKIN' IT featured appearances and performances by Karen ZiembaNorm Lewis, Richard Blake, Elizabeth ParkinsonNoah Racey,Megan Sikora, and Jared Grimes, along with Hair's Ato Blankson-WoodLauren Elder,Allison GuinnAndrew KoberNicole Lewis,John MoauroMegan ReinkingParis RemillardKacie Sheik and Tomar Wilson.

Joining them will be Aaron RameyAshley TuttleAustin EyerBarrett MartinBrian LetendreCallie CarterCarlos Lopez, Caroline Doherty, Christopher SpauldingDavid Eggers, Deone Zanotta, Erin DavieFrancesca HarperJames HarknessJames KinneyJames T. Lane, Jeffrey Shecter, Jennifer FrankelJoAnn M. HunterJoshua HenryJulie Tolivar,Katherine Tokarz, Lynann Escatel, Mark Stuart Eckstein, Marty LawsonMelissa LoneMelissa SwenderMichael Balderrama, Michael Jagger, Miguel AngelFalcon, Ronnie Todoroski, Simone De La RueTony Falcon and Trey Gillen.

The concert and auction was a benefit for Natasha "Nabba" Steinhagen. In a statement, director/choreographer Lorin Latarro said "I have worked with Nabba in four of the Broadway shows I have been lucky enough to be a part of. She's been a staple in the Broadway community for many years, making sure we look beautiful when we go out on that stage- she is considered one of the best in the biz.  We always talk about our sense of family in show business, so when sickness strikes one of our own, it affects our whole 'family'. I wanted to have a night to help her, not only financially, but also by turning the spotlight on her, since for so long it was she making sure we looked good for our spotlight. So here it is: KICKIN' IT- a night of singing and dancing for one of our own, in her honor, to show her how much we stand by our idea of community and sense of family.  Please join us in kicking up your legs and help Nabba kick ovarian cancer so we can have her back where she belongs."

Lorin Latarro (Director/Choreographer) has performed in ten Broadway shows. Lorin choreographed Live From Lincoln Center's Hansel and Gretel.  She has co-written and choreographed four Opening Numbers for Gypsy of the Year and Easter Bonnet Broadway Competitions . Lorin also choreographed for The David Letterman Show, a national Twix Commercial, Advil Commercial and Assistant choreographed NBC's Clash of the Choirs and You're The One That I Want.  Lorin choreographed How To Succeed... at White Plains Peforming Arts, Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, The Magic Flute and Love of Three Oranges for the Juilliard Opera Company, Heroes- Broadway Bares, and BMW's X5 unveiling in Japan, Austria, and Detroit.  As Associate Choreographer: All Singin' All Dancin'at Town Hall, MOMIX, West Side Story at San Jose Music Theater, Where's Charlie, Party Come Here at Williamstown, John Kander Tribute at Westport Playhouse, and Ballet Hispanico.  Performing credits include Brenda in Movin' Out,Cassie, Sheila, Diana u/s in Chorus Line, Curtains, Nadjira in Apple Tree, Spamalot,Fermina in Man of  La Mancha, Kiss Me Kate, Wonderful Town, Fosse, Swing! Encore's Tree Grows in Brooklyn plus Martha Graham Co.and MOMIX.  Lorin holds a BFA from The Juilliard School.

Photos by Pablo Pimienta

Photo Coverage: KICKIN' IT Broadway Gives Back!
Kickin' It: Broadway Gives Back

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Richard H. Blake and Jared Grimes

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Jared Grimes and Richard H. Blake

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Richard H. Blake and Jared Grimes

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The cast of 'Hair'

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The cast of 'Hair'

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The cast of 'Hair' featuring Kacie Sheik

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Karen Ziemba

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Karen Ziemba

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JoAnn M. Hunter and Noah Racey

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JoAnn M. Hunter and Noah Racey

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Erin Davie

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Erin Davie

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Julie Tolivar

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Julie Tolivar

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Julie Tolivar, Caroline Doherty and Brian Letendre

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Caroline Doherty and Brian Letendre

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Jim Newman

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Megan Sikora

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Megan Sikora

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Megan Sikora

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Megan Sikora and Barrett Martin

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Megan Sikora and Barrett Martin

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Seth Rudetsky

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Seth Rudetsky

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Norm Lewis

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Michael Balderrama

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Joshua Henry

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Betsy Wolfe and Erin Davie

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Betsy Wolfe and Erin Davie

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Barrett Martin and Megan Sikora

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Barrett Martin and Megan Sikora

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Aaron Ramey and Joshua Henry

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Elizabeth Parkinson

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Elizabeth Parkinson

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Lorin Latarro

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Lorin Latarro

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Lorin Latarro

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Jim Newman

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The cast closes the show!

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The cast is joined by Natasha Steinhagen

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Lorin Latarro and Natasha Steinhagen embrace

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The cast of the upcoming 'Hair' poses backstage!

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The cast of 'Curtains' reunites backstage!

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The cast of 'Movin' Out' get together again backstage!

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Norm Lewis

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Richard H. Blake and Jared Grimes 

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Lorin Latarro and Michael Balderrama

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Erin Davie and Karen Ziemba 

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Betsy Wolfe and Erin Davie 

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Karen Ziemba 

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Jim Newman and Christopher Spaulding

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Bruce Doctor, Cathy Venable, Joshua Henry and Lorin Latarro



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