ASTEP and Laura Benanti Will Honor Lutheran Social Services Of New York At 2019 Color BallASTEP and Laura Benanti Will Honor Lutheran Social Services Of New York At 2019 Color Ball
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) announced today that it will honor its Community Partner Lutheran Social Services of New York at its annual Gala and Dinner, The ASTEP Color Ball on Monday, April 29, at Feinstein's/54 Below. Along with Artist/Activist Laura Benanti, ASTEP will celebrate the empowering arts programs they provide, in partnership with Lutheran Social Services of New York, for children who arrive in the United States as unaccompanied minors. (more...)

Laura Benanti Will Be Honored At The 2019 ASTEP Color BallLaura Benanti Will Be Honored At The 2019 ASTEP Color Ball
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

ARTISTS STRIVING TO END POVERTY (ASTEP) announced today that it will honor Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti (My Fair Lady) at its annual Gala and Dinner, The 2019 ASTEP Color Ball on Monday, April 29, at Feinstein's/54 Below. She will join Mary-Mitchell Campbell (The Prom, Mean Girls), Founder and Co-Executive Director of ASTEP, on stage to celebrate Benanti's leadership and advocacy in the creation of the benefit album SINGING YOU HOME: Children's Songs for Family Reunification. (more...)

Kyle Selig and More Join Inaugural ASTEP GalaKyle Selig and More Join Inaugural ASTEP Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) has added more performers to the lineup for their inaugural gala, "ASTEP & Friends," on Monday, April 23, at 54 Below. Joel Perez, Noah Ricketts, Carrie Manalakos, and Mean Girls' Kyle Selig join previously announced performers, including Tony Award nominees Kate Baldwin and Laura Osnes, as well as Mean Girls' stars Erika Henningsen and Grey Henson, Hamilton's Sean Green Jr., and Jessica Vosk. (more...)

Andrea Martin to Host ASTEP Gala Honoring Georgia Stitt; Kate Baldwin, Laura Osnes, Jessica Vosk and More to AppearAndrea Martin to Host ASTEP Gala Honoring Georgia Stitt; Kate Baldwin, Laura Osnes, Jessica Vosk and More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) will celebrate its inaugural gala, "ASTEP & Friends," on Monday, April 23, at 54 Below, it was announced today. Tony Award-winner Andrea Martin will host the one-night-only event, which will honor the activism of composer and lyricist Georgia Stitt, and ASTEP's work with CASES, the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services. The intimate evening is conceived and directed by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Music Director of Mean Girls, and will feature performances from Campbell along with Tony Award nominees Kate Baldwin and Laura Osnes, as well as Mean Girls' Erika Henningsen and Grey Henson, Hamilton's Sean Green Jr., Jessica Vosk, and more to be announced. (more...)

Ruthie Ann Miles, George Salazar And More Added To ASTEP Benefit Line UpRuthie Ann Miles, George Salazar And More Added To ASTEP Benefit Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Artists Striving to End Poverty's Ninth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. Additional exclusive experiences from Mean Girls, SpongeBob SquarePants and Come From Away have been added to the special auction through Charitybuzz, which also features your personal voicemail recorded by Oscar Isaac, experiences with Hamilton, Phantom of the Opera, Bronx Tale, and so much more! (more...)