Creator Michael McElroy will lead The Broadway Inspirational Voices in their 2nd Annual Spring concert to create an evening of hope, joy, and inspiration. With members such as Norm Lewis (PORGY AND BESS), Montego Glover (MEMPHIS), Eden Espinosa (WICKED) and many more representing such shows a The Lion King, Wicked, Memphis, Godspell, Pricilla Queen of the Desert, Sister Act, Spiderman, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Book of Mormon, Leap of Faith, and Evita, "Highest Praise" will include a wide array of inspirational repertoire, including a few original pieces by McElroy.
Go inside rehearsal in the video below!
The concert will be held on May 20th at 7pm and on May 21st at 8pm at the Central Presbyterian Church (located at 593 Park Avenue at 63rd st.). Tickets are priced from $20-$100 and can be purchased by visiting: www.smarttix.com.
A portion of the proceeds from this concert will go to BIV's Educational Outreach Program. BIV members participate in these outreach programs to provide music to children in need. Through their music and community driven work, BIV is committed to providing children access to high quality and engaging music arts programs and resources.
Broadway Inspirational Voices was originally founded by McElroy (Tony nominee, BIG RIVER) in 1994 as the Broadway Gospel Choir and in 1999 was reincarnated to its current form. In addition to numerous concerts, the group has performed on "The Rosie O'Donnell Christmas Special," Broadway Sings Elton John, The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation Benefit, and The 2000 Tony Awards.. The Broadway Inspirational Voices second album Great Joy: A Gospel Christmas was released on Sh-K-Boom Records in 2003 and received a Grammy Award nomination.