Following the success of the first "Get Out the Vote" event on October 14th, Broadway for Obama founders (and Broadway siblings) Celia Keenan-Bolger (Peter and the Starcatcher) and Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Newsies) in association with Women For Obama have announced another "Broadway Gets Out the Vote" Phone Bank, to be held on Monday, October 29, from 6:30pm – 9:30pm at the offices of Telsey + Company (311 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor).
By the Numbers: At the first Broadway for Obama Phone Bank, more than 115 Broadway actors, fans and Obama supporters made 4500 calls to swing state Ohio. On October 29th, Broadway actors, including Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), John Ellison Conlee (MTC's Murder Ballad), Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher), and fans will come together to make calls to voters in battleground states.
The event is open to the public, but requires your RSVP at this link: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gsty5s.
Honorary chair members for this edition of "Broadway Gets Out the Vote" include theater luminaries Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Vanessa Williams, Laura Benanti, Steven Pasquale, Christian Borle, Gavin Creel, Rick Elice, Roger Rees, Jordan Roth, Tom Schumacher, and Michael Urie.
To hear more about Broadway for Obama, meant to motivate and engage members of the Broadway community in Obama's reelection campaign, watch the latest video from founders Celia Keenan-Bolger and Andrew Keenan-Bolger below!