Photo Flash: Stars Sing for World Peace at the Green Room 42
Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, recently hosted its 8th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 17th, at The Green Room 42. Check out photos from the evening below!
The evening's Broadway performers included: Gilbert L. Bailey II (Beetlejuice, A Bronx Tale, The Book of Mormon), Lisa Brescia (Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked, Mamma Mia!, Aida), Andréa Burns (On Your Feet, In The Heights, The Nance, The Full Monty, Beauty and the Beast), Britney Coleman (Tootsie, Sunset Boulevard, Beautiful), A.J. Holmes (The Book Of Mormon), Pomme Koch (The Band's Visit), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Oklahoma, Hedwig, American Idiot), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels), Eric William Morris (King Kong, Mamma Mia!, Coram Boy), Sharone Sayegh (The Band's Visit, Mamma Mia!), Nasia Thomas (Ain't Too Proud, Beautiful), Alysha Umphress (On The Town, On a Clear Day, American Idiot, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Tony Nominee Brandon Uranowitz (Burn This, The Band's Visit, Falsettos, An American in Paris), Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day), Teal Wicks (The Cher Show, Wicked, Finding Neverland, Jekyll & Hyde), Tony Nominee Lauren Worsham (Gentleman's Guide), and a special performance by The Band's Visit's incredible on-stage musicians featuring Ossama Farouk and Samir Shukry.
The show was co-produced by Wendy Black-Nasta, Founder and Executive Director of AFWP, and Broadway's own Sharone Sayegh, and was associate produced by Pomme Koch. The evening was hosted by Robbie and Paul Rescigno of "The Rescignos," and featured music direction by Drew Wutke.
Since 2003, Artists for World Peace has connected communities of artists with communities in need by raising funds through making art to support grass-roots organizations around the world.
NATIVE EYES is supported by Lions International, Sinte Gleska University, Promise to Peru, VSP, Middlesex Community College, and dozens of eye care professionals who donate their time to this life-changing project.
Visit the AFWP website: www.artistsforworlpeace.org for more information.
Photo Credit: Monica Soluri