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Wake Up With BWW 9/28: ANGELS IN AMERICA Benefit With Close, Linney, LuPone, and More!

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Plus, check out a performance from the cast of Jagged Little Pill, and more!

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An all-star livestream benefit performance of scenes from Angels in America will be presented in support of amfAR's Fund to Fight COVID-19. The cast includes Glenn Close, Laura Linney, Patti LuPone, and more!

Cast members from Jagged Little Pill on Broadway reunited virtually to sing "All I Really Want" in a performance they're calling the "Democracy Remix." The caption of the video urges people to donate to the Center for Popular Democracy.

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Wake Up With BWW 9/28: ANGELS IN AMERICA Benefit With Close, Linney, LuPone, and More!
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Today's Call Sheet - Upcoming Online Events:

- Today at 2pm and 8pm, Seth Rudetsky will continue his Stars in the House series, featuring new Broadway stars performing and answering questions! Watch live on YouTube here!

- The Met continues its Live in HD broadcast series with Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, tonight at 7:30pm. Watch here!

Learn about more online streaming events happening today, and in the future, on our streaming calendar at /streaming-schedule/.


What we're geeking out over: Glenn Close, Laura Linney, Patti LuPone and More Set For ANGELS IN AMERICA Benefit Performance

An all-star livestream benefit performance of scenes from Angels in America will be presented in support of amfAR's Fund to Fight COVID-19.

The performance will star Glenn Close as Roy Cohn. The role of Prior Walter will be shared by Paul Dano, Brian Tyree Henry, and Andrew Rannells.

Linda Emond will play Angel 1, Nikki M. James will play Angel 2, Patti LuPone will play Angel 3, and Daphne Rubin Vega will play Angel 4.

Laura Linney will take on the role of Hannah Pitt, with Vella Lovell and Lois Smith as Harper Pitt. Jeremy O. Harris, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Larry Owens will share the role of Belize, with Brandon Uranowitz as Louis Ironson.


What we're watching: Celia Rose Gooding, Elizabeth Stanley, and the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Perform 'All I Really Want - Democracy Remix'

Cast members from Jagged Little Pill on Broadway reunited virtually to sing "All I Really Want" in a performance they're calling the "Democracy Remix."

The caption of the video urges people to donate to the Center for Popular Democracy to help create real and lasting change for immigrants, working families, and communities of color. To donate, visit https://populardemocracy.org/donate.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!


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