Joe Lodato and Matthew Morris, The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, GeekNerdWonk Charitable Foundation, and Sing for Hope presented "You Are Not Alone" a star-studded concert to benefit the Trevor Project last night, November 22. Lea DeLaria hosted the evening with feature performances from Betty Buckley, Ricky Ian Gordon, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Marc Kudisch, Aaron Lazar, Erin Quill, Seth Rudetsky, John Tartaglia, Jeanine Tesori, and Tony Yazbeck, as well as Emily Albrink, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Attila Joey Csiki of Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Constantine Germanacos, Joe Lodato, Matthew Morris, Todd Palmer, Kate Pazakis, Kathleen Tagg, and Nurit Tilles. Michael Rader directed the concert with stage management from David M. Beris.
BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event at St. Paul the Apostle Church and brings you photo coverage below.
The evening included a silent auction with items from Arrojo Salon, Equinox, RuPaul's Drag Race Season3, Tom Ford, Gucci, Hermes of Paris, the NJ Devils, and Zac Posen, as well as special items from Gary Beach, Christine Brewer, David Hyde Pierce, Chelsea Handler, Meredith Monk, Scott Nevins, Billy Porter, the cast of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and other Broadway performers.
For more information on the event, visit www.YouAreNotAloneBenefit.com. All proceeds from the evening benefit The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its free and confidential helpline, in-school workshops, educational materials, online resources and advocacy. The organization was founded in 1998 by three filmmakers whose film, "Trevor," a comedy/drama about a gay teenager who attempts suicide, received the 1994 Academy Award® for Best Short Film (Live Action). For more information, visit TheTrevorProject.org.
Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia