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Next-Gen Artists Team Up for Virtual Benefit Concert HARMONIZE AGAINST HUNGER

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Next-Gen Artists Team Up for Virtual Benefit Concert HARMONIZE AGAINST HUNGER

Executive Producers Michael William Nigro and Zach Kessel, alongside Concierge Content, have announced their virtual benefit concert, "Harmonize Against Hunger," to benefit Feeding America and Project Broadway. The concert will air on YouTube on June 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EST. The YouTube channel can be found at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGwJ-4UTlZ-wRPKXmyNxUPw/featured.

"With the combined efforts of the team we have put together and the cast we are assembling," Nigro said, "we believe we can create something extraordinary that will help organizations whose work is as important as these in times of crisis."

The free concert will solicit tax-deductible online donations to both 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations. Feeding America (https://www.feedingamerica.org) battles food insecurity with a national network of 200 food banks. Project Broadway (http://projectbroadway.org) affords opportunities in theatre arts and education to children and teens who might not otherwise have access to such experiences. Donation links for both organizations will be available in the video's description on YouTube.

Music performed will range from theatre to pop/rock,and will include such titles as "Unwritten" by Natasha Bedingfield, "Caught In the Storm" from Smash, and "Imagine" by John Lennon. Among the artists slated to appear are Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things), Meg Donnelly (ABC's American Housewife), Hannah Grace Colin (Dance Moms), Matt Gumley (Elf), Joshua Robert Colley (Newsies), Luke Islam (America's Got Talent) Micaela Diamond (The Cher Show), Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire), Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Michael William Nigro (NBC's The Sound of Music Live!), Rachel Resheff (Larry David's Fish In The Dark), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story), Nathan Salstone (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Daniel Yearwood (Hamilton), Ashley Lalonde (The Black Clown) and Zach Kessel (The Me Nobody Knows in Concert).

The production team consists of Music Director Meg Zervoulis, Producing Consultant Dave Marken, Technical Consultant John Andrews, Video Editor Andrew Rowan, and Media Consultants Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold and Marc Tumminelli.


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