"Broadway Up, Guns Down" is charity benefit concert in response to the tragic mass shooting that occurred at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. On Monday June 27th at 8pm, Broadway artists will unite to uplift through song honoring the beautiful lives lost. All funds raised will go directly to the Zebra Coalition in Orlando, FL. A LGTBQ youth based non-for-profit currently offering assistance in Orlando.
The evening at Le Poisson Rogue will be hosted by Michelle Collins of "The View" and will feature Tony Award Winner Jessie Mueller (Waitress), Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Jessica Vosk (Fiddler on the Roof), Jenni Barber(Annie), Paul Alexander Nolan (Bright Star), Katie Thompson (Giant), Danny Quadrino (Newsies), Samantha Marie Ware (Glee), Matt DeAngelis(Hair), Charity Dawson (Waitress), Timothy Ware (Kinky Boots), Antoine Smith (The Color Purple), Nyssa Duchow, Tim Ehrlich (Rent) and Julia Knitel (Beautiful). Also Orlando native and composer: Alexander Sage Oyen, with more to be announced.
With Musical Direction by Ted Arthur, Luke McGinnis on guitar and Aiden Moore on bass the evening is produced by Broadway actors Douglas Lyons (The Book of Mormon) and Matt DeAngelis. In addition to the concert there will also be an auction of specialized Broadway collector's items. Tickets are $25 for seating and $20 for standing. This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before."- Leonard Bernstein
Tickets are available here: http://lpr.com/lpr_events/broadway-up-guns-down-june-27th-2016/.