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STAGE TUBE: Stars of BROADWAY SINGS SELENA Share Selena Experiences

Celebrating the life of Mexican-American superstar Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, BROADWAY SINGS SELENA will welcome a starry cast of Broadway's best performers; presented at Off-Broadway's The Underground Theatre on April 1st. The show will be directed by Jay Levy. In anticipation of the show, the stars share their Selena experiences and talk about the upcoming tribute, set for the 18th anniversary of the late Tex-Mex singer's death. Watch below!

Some of Broadway's brightest young talent will sing songs made famous by Selena Quintanilla-Perez, the queen of Tejano music who was slain on March 31st, 1995. The concert will feature over 15 cover songs to celebrate the life of the late artist and the impact she had on Latino culture worldwide. Her many hits include "Como la Flor," "Dreaming of You," "I Could Fall in Love," and "No Me Queda Mas." Broadway Sings Selena is presented as part of Lone Star Theatre Company's Texas Legends series.

Performers include Courtney Reed (5th Ave's Aladdin, In the Heights), Luis Salgado (Women on The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, In the Heights), Genny Lis Padilla (Off-Broadway's Rent), Desi Oakley (Annie, Wicked), Anthony Lee Medina (Spring Awakening national tour), Gabrielle Ruiz (Evita, In the Heights), Jose Sepulveda (Altar Boyz), Margot B. (Off-Broadway's Rent), Brandon Contreras (In The Heights national tour), Gizel Jimenez (In The Heights Westchester), Lexi Rhoades (Sistas!), Tyrone Davis, Jr. (Shrek national tour), Stephanie Klemons (In The Heights, Bring It On associate choreographer), Danny George (Sister Act national tour), Charles Barksdale (Sister Act national tour), David Davila, Michelle Caniglia, Ashley Mitchell, Damaris Gonzales, Kimberly Gonzales, and drag artist Lola St. Lords.

Joining this starry cast will be the Boston cast of SpeakEasy Stage Company's In The Heights: Diego Klock-Perez (Usnavi), Jorge Barranco (Sonny), Alessandra Valea (Vanessa), Sean Jones, Adrian Ruz, Chris Ramirez, and more.

It is produced by Victor Legra and David Davila, with music direction by Addison O'Donnell. The concert is a benefit for Lone Star Theatre Company's upcoming production of David Davila's ADAN Y JULIO, a play about two young men in love - caught on two different sides of the dangerous Mexican drug war.

The show is at 7:00pm on April 1st on the 18th anniversary of the famed Tejano singer's death. The Underground is located at 955 West End Ave New York, NY 10025. Tickets are $20 and will be sold at the door. RSVP at broadwaysingsselena@gmail.com. For more information visit www.theundergroundnyc.com.



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