Photo Coverage: Chase, Andreas et al. Sing for RAINN Benefit
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by Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Broadway Sings Tori: a Benefit for RAINN, which celebrates and supports the work of the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network, took place yesterday, June 27th at New World Stages. The evening featured songs written by 10-time Grammy nominee Tori Amos, who was the first spokesperson for RAINN.
Billy Elliot's Will Chase, Stephanie Gibson and Michael Buchanan (both of The Addams Family), Shanna Sharp, and Emily McNamara were joined by the cast of Broadway Sings Tori: a benefit for RAINN on Monday, June 27th. Previously announced performers include Tony nominees Christine Andreas (Oklahoma, La Cage Aux Folles) and Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q) as well as Celina Carvajal (Toxic Avenger), Steven Cutts (Hairspray, Camp), Katie Thompson (Bloodties, Giant), and Molly Pope (Our Hit Parade).
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotlines' free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual violence; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual violence, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. For more information, visit www.rainn.org.
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy