STAGE TUBE: NYC Theatre and Cabaret Communities Send Message of Hope with 'Let the Sunshine In'
In response to the recent events in the United States and all the anger, hostility, and fear that has accompanied them, over 40 performers from the New York Theatre and Cabaret communities came together this weekend and created a video of "Let the Sunshine In" from the 1968 musical HAIR as a message of hope and love for all peoples everywhere. Click below to watch the performance!
The video features actors from Broadway and Off-Broadway, as well as regional theater, touring productions, and various areas of the performing arts. Also, performers from the Cabaret world, including several MAC Award winners.
The piece was produced and directed by Adam B. Shapiro (HBO's The Normal Heart) with musical director and conductor, Mark Janas (Founder and host of the Mark Janas Salon) and features Leasen Almquist, Kathy Biehl, Hayley Bridgewater, Mike Brouwer, Blair Alexis Brown, Justin Ivan Brown, Adam Chandler, Sally Darling, Alexandra deSuze, Eve Eaton, Karen Elliott, Julia Feeley, Danielle Friedman, Gary Hill, Maurio Hines, Shirley U. Jest, Paul Martin Kovic, Miriam Kushel, Rob Langeder, April Leonhard, Justin Liebergen, Barb Malley, Kathryn McCreary, Todd H. Monroe, Sean Patrick Murtagh, Lawrence Neals, Samantha Northart, Stacie Perlman, Danielle Erin Rhodes, Ruby Rims, Hollis Scarborough, Adam B. Shapiro, Erin Soler, Lenore Stefanik, Adena Walker, Micki Weiner, Craig Witham, and Zachary Wobensmith, with camera work by David Gillam and James Eden.