"From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook" will take place 7:00 pm on January 28, 2013, at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. The evening will be a concert of love and healing for the Newtown community from the composers, musicians and more than 100 stars of Broadway together with over 100 students from several Newtown dance groups and the Newtown High School Chamber Choir. All proceeds and donations will go directly to United Way of Western Connecticut's Sandy Hook School Support Fund.
In the video below, Connecticut native and Broadway veteran Brooke Tansley gives a special preview of the show, singing 'Someone Like You' from Jekyll & Hyde. Check it out below!
Renowned Broadway performers scheduled to appear include Brian Stokes Mitchell (Tony Award winner: Kiss Me Kate, 3-time Tony Award nominee), Linda Eder (Jekyll & Hyde), Stephen Schwartz (6-time Tony Award nominee including Wicked and Godspell), Micky Dolenz (Aida, member of The Monkees), Marc Shaiman (Tony Award winner: Hairspray, TV's SMASH), Michael Cerveris (Tony Award winner: Assassins, 4-time Tony Award nominee including Evita and Sweeney Todd), Christine Ebersole (Tony Award winner: Grey Gardens), Frank Wildhorn (Tony Award nominee: Bonnie & Clyde and Civil War, Jekyll & Hyde), Paul Scott Goodman (Rooms, Bright Lights Big City), Philip Boykin (Tony Award nominee: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess), Richard Kind (The Producers, TV's Mad About You), Nikki Blonsky (Golden Globe nominee: Hairspray movie), Alan Muraoka (Pacific Overtures, TV's Sesame Street), Jan Maxwell (5-time Tony Award nominee including Follies), Robin De Jesus (Tony Award nominee: La Cage Aux Folles and In The Heights), Mary Testa (Guys and Dolls, Xanadu), Julia Murney (Wicked, Lennon), Capathia Jenkins (Newsies, Caroline, Or Change), Janet Metz (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Falsettoland) as well as members from various casts of Million Dollar Quartet: Lance Guest, Erik Hayden, Randy Redd, Dan Mills, Victoria Matlock and featuring Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats as well as members of the touring cast of Sister Act and Muppets and cast members from Sesame Street.
From Broadway With Love provides a free night of entertainment for the impacted families, first responders, and the Sandy Hook Elementary community. The Palace Theatre seats approximately 2,600 and a limited number of tickets will be on sale to the public beginning January 7th, 2013 at 10:00 am. These tickets range from $50 to $250. To purchase tickets or make a tax-deductible donation, please visit our website at http://www.FromBroadwayWithLove.org. Contact Ken Mahoney at 914-419-3762 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how be become a corporate sponsor.