CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, will now take place on Monday, December 10 at 7:30 PM. The concert, which will feature performances by members of the Broadway theatre community, will take place at the Gershwin Theatre (222 W. 51st St.) and is sponsored by Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored for the new date and are available at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877- 250-2929.
"In the interest of adding to our already stellar line-up and maximizing the total donation for Hurricane Sandy victims via our partners at the Mayor's Fund and Tunnel to Towers, we've made the decision to re- schedule CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK," said Mark Fisher, one of the event's producers. "We look forward to sharing what will undoubtedly be an even more amazing evening with the Broadway community at the Gershwin Theatre on December 10."
As previously announced, CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK will feature performances by Broadway notables Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Robert Creighton (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Max Crumm (Grease), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Julie Halston (Anything Goes), Dee Hoty (Bye Bye Birdie), David Hyde Pierce (Curtains), Natalie Joy Johnson (Silence! The Musical), Raymond J. Lee(Anything Goes), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia!), Jessie Mueller (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Julia Murney (Wicked), Chistiane Noll (Chaplin), Christopher Sieber (La Cage Aux Folles), Elizabeth Stanley (Million Dollar Quartet), and Patrick Wilson (All My Sons) with more performers to be announced soon.
The producing team of CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK comprises Richard H. Blake, Steve Chazaro, Mark Fisher, Michael Keeler, Raymond J. Leeand Betsy Werbel.