Christian Borle, Rachel Dratch and More Join 2nd Annual SPOTLIGHT ON ST. JUDE, 3/11
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by BWW News Desk
A host of theatre artists will rejoin forces on March 11th for the second annual Spotlight On St. Jude, Broadway's Tribute to the Kids.
This unique musical theater experience will showcase some of New York's top Broadway stars as they perform to raise awareness and funds for children battling cancer and other deadly diseases. The event celebrates the generosity of the Broadway community and shines a spotlight on the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The evening begins at 6pm with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres inside The Pershing Square Signature Center on West 42nd Street. The 90-minute show begins at 7pm and is followed by a dessert reception. VIP ticket holders will also enjoy an exclusive after party with the cast.
Performers include: Broadway Inspirational Voices; Ward Billeisen (Anything Goes, Curtains, Fiddler on the Roof); Richard H. Blake (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer, Wicked, Hairspray, Aida, Saturday Night Fever, Rent); Larkin Bogan (Hair); Christian Borle (NBC's Smash, Peter and the Starcatcher, Legally Blonde, Mary Poppins, Spamalot, Thoroughly Modern Millie); Caroline Bowman (Kinky Boots, Wicked); Anne Brummel (Wicked National Tour); Jamie Cepero (NBC's Smash); Sheila Coyle (Rent National Tour); Rachel Dratch (The 24 Hour Plays, Saturday Night Live); Jenn Furman (Wicked National Tour); Brooklyn Freitag (Bring It On)
To purchase tickets and to view the current list of performers, visit stjude.org/spotlightonstjude.
Since opening 50 years ago, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has changed the way the world treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. No family ever pays St. Jude for the care their child receives and, for every child treated here, thousands more have been saved worldwide through St. Jude discoveries. The hospital has played a pivotal role in pushing U.S. pediatric cancer survival rates from 20 to 80 percent overall, and is the first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted to children. It is also a leader in the research and treatment of blood disorders and infectious diseases in children. St. Jude was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, who believed that no child should die in the dawn of life.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski