BROADWAY AFTER DARK Cancels Tomorrow's Concert, 10/29; Rescheduled for 11/5
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by BWW News Desk
Due to unsafe weather, that Broadway Sings for Pride's Broadway After Dark scheduled for Monday, October 29, 2012 is CANCELLED. It will be rescheduled for next MONDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2012 at SPLASH.
An amazing evening is still planned but Broadway Sings for Pride must focus on the safety of our performers, volunteers, staff and the public.
Hurricane Sandy’s impact is expected to be at its worst on Monday evening. The State of New York and New York City have issued a state of emergency and will begin shutting down public transportation beginning at 7pm Sunday evening lasting through the expected storm surge on Monday night.
Please take all necessary precautions to keep you and your loved ones safe. You can find the most up-to-date information about the storm and public safety alerts online at http://www.nyc.gov.
The postponement date will be NOVEMBER 5, 2012.
Neal Bennington & Henry Ravelo present Broadway Sings for Pride’s Broadway After Dark” at the legendary Splash in New York City. Splash amps up their usual Musical Monday’s line up to benefit Broadway Sings for Pride (www.BwayPride.org). The show runs from 10:30 to approximately 11:45pm, will consist of killer musical performances from Broadway’s best talent, sexy burlesque numbers, fierce drag queens, raffles and much more!
Cast members from Broadway’s Wicked, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, The Lion King, Hair and many more will turning up the heat! The event is FREE with No Cover Charge but Broadway Sings for Pride will be accepting donations throughout the night.
Real Housewives of New York’s Sonja Morgan and Last Comic Standing’s Adam Sank will host. Performers for this special event include: Erika Amato (Off-Broadway's Signs of Life, Hairspray at the Tuscan Center for the Arts), Ashley Arcement (Grease on Broadway), Guto Bittencourt (Top 40 Hottest Guys in NY Theatre, Les Miserables: Original Brazilian Cast), Marcus Bellamy (Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), Kristy Cates (Broadway's Wicked), Laura D'Andre (Hair National Tour, Grease: First Broadway National Tour), Matt DeAngelis (Hair on Broadway, West End, National Tour), Theresa Fowler and the Bar-Top Bandits, Colby Q. Lindeman (Wicked), Geo Brian Hennings (Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), Kyle Kleiboeker (Hairspray National Tour, RENT at Casa Mañana), Anthony Lee Medina (Spring Awakening National Tour, The Capeman at The Public), Lauren Ordair (Drag Queen Extraordinaire),Chondra L. Profit (Disney's The Lion King), Amber Rees (Hairspray National Tour), Athena Reich (Singer/TV Personality, The Curious Cook), Reymundo Santiago & Company: Reymundo Santiago (Host of HOODRAT Tuesday's!, RENT at Lake Dillon Theatre), Jake Haynie, Samonce Smith, and Jordan Fife Hunt (Paper Mill Playhouse's A Chorus Line), Lauren Zakrin (MTV’s “Legally Blonde The Musical: The Search for Elle Woods) with a possible surprise guest.
At 9:30pm, before the show gets rolling, press and audience members will have a chance to meet and greet the singers. Raffle items for the night will include: tickets to Bring It On: The Musical and Forbidden Broadway; a one-on-one drag over session with Clive Barnes Award-winner MJ Rodriguez - Angel in New World Stages’ RENT, a one hour private one-on-one personal work out training session with Matthew J. Riordan - Rocky in Rocky Horror), and much more. Broadway After Dark is being produced by Neal B of www.NealB.tv, Henry Ravelo of Six Degrees Management and PR president, and Splash Bar NYC. Splash is located at 50 W 17th St, (between Fifth and Sixth Aves).
Broadway Sings For Pride is an exciting non-for-profit charitable organization, which brings together Broadway talent, activists and celebrities to promote LGBT equality through song. Broadway Sings for Pride has raised thousands for the LGBT community including The Hetrick-Martin Institute and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City. Among some of Broadway Sings for Pride's supporters: Tony award-winner Carol Channing, actor Channing Tatum, Grammy award-winner LeAnn Rimes, Tony nominee Adam Pascal (Rent), Joy Behar (ABC's The View), singer Lance Bass ('N Sync). For more information, visit: www.BwayPride.org or on Facebook: Broadway Sings For Pride.