Epic HAIR 50th Reunion and More
Will Join Broadway Sings for Pride’s “Revolution” June 18th!
NEW YORK, NY.
On Monday, June 18, 2018, the theater world and New York communities will come together for Broadway Sings for Pride’s 8th annual charity concert entitled “Revolution”!
Hair co-creator James Rado (Grammy-Award Winner) and Hair original choreographer Julie Arenal (Broadway/West End) will join over 35 tribe members to celebrate Pride with a special Hair reunion musical performance during the event.
Cast members from the multiple Tony-award and Grammy-winning musical will include Original Broadway Cast, Broadway, Broadway revivals, film, national, international, regional cast members.
Notable Hair cast members scheduled to perform are Annie Golden (Orange is the New Black), Dale Soules (Orange is the New Black), and Paul Bogaev (Two-Time Grammy award and Emmy Award winner)
Scheduled to perform are (in alphabetical order): Jrome Andre (Columbia Stages), Julie Arenal (original choreographer Broadway/West End), Jaki Barclay (National Tour), Emily Bindiger (1977 Broadway Revival), Paul Bogaev (National Tour), Susan Brickwell (Spanish Language Tour, U.S. and Canada), Miles Chapin (Hair: The Motion Picture), Jack Conforti (European Tour), Laura D’Andre (Broadway National Tour), Eric Dean Davis (25th Anniversary Tour), Harris Doran (Actors’ Fund Benefit), Tonya Doran (European & Italian Tours), Bruce Eyster (National Tour, European Tour, Columbia Stages), Tripp Fountain (First National Revival Tour, 2011 Broadway Revival), Brittany Rose Hammond (2nd National Tour Cast 2013, Sacramento Music Circus), Eloise Harris (Columbia Stages), Mary Lou Harris (Columbia Stages), Gina Liana Frio (European Tour), Annie Golden (1977 Broadway Revival, Hair: The Motion Picture, Actors’ Fund Benefit), Lana Gordon (European Tour), Marie Grace LaFerrara (HAIR’s 20th Anniversary celebration United Nations), Margaret Leone (European Tour, Italy Tour, VH1 Behind the Music: HAiR), Anderson Lim (European & Italian Tours), Marjorie Lipari (Original Broadway Cast), Roger Lipson (Columbia Stages), Christopher Livsey (European Tour), Erica Lustig (2013 International Tour), Heather MacRae (Broadway Cast 1968), John Moauro (2009 Revival, West End, National tour, associate choreographer for second national tour), Natalie Mosco (Original Broadway Cast, Original dance captain, Auckland, Kansas City Rep), Tara Novie (Playhouse on Park), Walter Winston O’Neil (European Tour), Josephine Pizzino (Columbia Stages), Shelley Plimpton (Original Off Broadway/Broadway Cast), James Rado (Co-creator, Grammy-Award Winner), Arianne Recto (Columbia Stages), Sherwin Ace Ross (Hair 20th Anniversary Tour), Tracy Rosten (National Tour), Mary Seymour (Closing Night Broadway Cast 1972, Tour 1973, Suffolk County Community College), Dale Soules (Original Broadway run), Charles Valentino (Australian Tour & National Tour), Vin Zappacosta (European Tour).
Broadway Sings for Pride will premiere their 8th anniversary benefit concert at The Cutting Room in Manhattan.
This event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, and surprises!
The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to end online and offline bullying.
“Revolution” will be hosted by real-life couple Anthony Bowens (Pro Wrestler, Outsports, People.com) and Michael Pavano (Actor and Model).
Most recently, the couple has founded Michael & Anthony on YouTube to a huge success which is seen all over the world.
The event will start at 7:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St, New York).
Tickets can be purchased at www.BroadwaySingsForPride.com or https://tinyurl.com/bwaysingsr
Performers and speakers scheduled to appear: Frankie J. Grande (Television: Celebrity Big Brother U.K., MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, Broadway’s Mamma Mia! & Rock of Ages), Matt Doyle (Broadway’s Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Sam Donovan (Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars, fashion designer), the cast of Off-Broadway’s Afterglow, Ellyn Marie Marsh (Pretty Woman The Musical, Kinky Boots),
Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Broadway’s Kinky Boots), Russell Fischer (Broadway’s Jersey Boys), Daniel Errico (Best-selling children’s book author), Adam B. Shapiro (HBO Film’s The Normal Heart, Netflix’s Master of None), Desmond is Amazing (10-year old award-winning LGBTQ activist, drag artist), Robbie Rozelle (Broadway Records), Shefik (Invocation, Interviewer & Producer), Rebecca Larkin (Broadway’s South Pacific & Avenue Q), Matt Leisy (Off Broadway’s Sweeney Todd, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder National Tour, Off Broadway’s The Fantasticks), Lindsay Cherin (NJ Idol, A Night of Future Broadway Stars), Tym Moss (Singer, Actor, Stage Host, Producer), Valerie Smaldone (5-time Billboard Magazine Award-winner, Radio personality), Haley Videckis and Layana White (out athletes), Mattea Conforti (Broadway’s Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George), Jake Ryan Flynn (Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Athan Sporek (Broadway’s Les Misérables, A Bronx Tale), Jack McCarthy (Finding Neverland), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), Victoria Collett (Broadway’s (Waitress), Gabby Gutierrez (Broadway’s School of Rock, Matilda) and more!
Charles Santoro will serve as the musical director, arranger and pianist.
He will be joined by David Cinquegrana on guitar, Joe Mankin on bass guitar and John Ferrari on percussion.
Neal Bennington will produce the event and Robert Miele will serve as technical director. “Revolution” is made possible with the generous sponsors of The Pierre Hotel, International Spirits & Wines of Mount Kisco, Tony Seker, Coloring Broadway.
Makeup and hair services will be provided by: Amy Sue Nahhas, Emma Berley, Marisa Mircovich, Geneva Fong, Maria Di Marco, Rayna Weil.
REVOLUTION will begin at 7:30 PM at The Cutting Room
ABOUT BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE
– We have raised thousands for the LGBT community. Our past shows have benefited: The Tyler Clementi Institute, The Hetrick-Martin Institute, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City.
– Honors: Wagner College Citizen Alum Award Honoree, Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s Non-Profit Organization All-Star Award, Tyler Clementi Foundation’s The Upstander Legacy Honoree Host Committee Member, and a four-time nominee for “Most Valuable Campaign” & “Most Valuable Organizer” from the New Organizing Institute.
– We have performed at: Mets Citi Field Pride, NYC Pride Events, Couture Fashion Week, Staten Island Yankees Richmond County Bank Ballpark, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Splash Club, Bamboo 52, TADA! Youth Theater, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City, The TownHouse Bar of New York, & Barry’s Bootcamp, etc.
– Worked with over 200 Broadway/Theater performers.
-Launched in June 2011, we have received support from Angela Lansbury, Andy Cohen, Kristin Chenoweth, Carol Channing, Channing Tatum, Neil Patrick Harris, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Bryan Cranston, Tim Gunn, Andy Cohen, Kathy Griffin, Bernadette Peters, Nathan Lane, Joy Behar, Wendy Williams and many others.