Laura Osnes (Bonnie and Clyde, Anything Goes) will perform tonight with a lineup of other New York stage veterans and rising stars, at an intimate evening event benefiting New York performing arts festival The Kitchen Riots.
The Kitchen Riots Benefit Concert features solo performances along with a menu of sweet and savory hors d’oeuvre courses developed for the event by Chef Danika Robertson. Tickets are still available for tonight’s event at Stella Adler Studio of Acting in Midtown Manhattan, which will benefit the first iteration of The Kitchen Riots in September 2012.
Joining Osnes as performers for the Benefit Concert are Tracee Beazer (Memphis), Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone (Legally Blonde national tour), Paula Buresh (Broadway Rising Stars at Town Hall), Erica Jacob (Broadway Rising Stars at Town Hall), Jared Joseph (Dreamgirls national tour), Starr Kwofie (Girl of the Golden West), and Tamra Paselk (La Ilorona).
The Kitchen Riots, produced by Purple Threads Ensemble (Dear Mr. Rosan, Cherry Lane Theatre), is a three-night festival of dance, music, and theatre helmed by Artistic Director/Executive Producer Danielle Velkoff and Executive Producer Erica Jacob. About The Kitchen Riots, Purple Threads Ensemble has released this statement: “Journey with us through powerful stories of hope and transformation as together, we explore our shared humanity. What will you discover?”
Tickets for The Kitchen Riots Benefit Concert can be purchased at the door. For more information on the concert or the upcoming festival, visit www.thekitchenriots.org.