Backstage for Christmas: A Holiday Cabaret a benefit concert for ASTEP
Monday, December 17, 2012 at 6:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Celebrate the holiday season at an intimate concert to benefit Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP)! The up-close cabaret — featuring Tituss Burgess (Jersey Boys, The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls), Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, American Idiot, Everyday Rapture), Derek Klena (Carrie, Dogfight, "American Idol" Hollywood Week Finalist), Andrew Lippa (Wild Party, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, The Addams Family), Lindsay Mendez (Godspell, Everyday Rapture, Grease), Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), Ali Stroker ("Glee Project") and more — will take guests to a private performance space within Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre; access is through the Stage Door. Expect your favorite holiday songs, and some musical surprises. (Jonathan Groff, originally announced for the show, dropped out due to a scheduling conflict.)
The event will take place at 214 West 43rd Street through the Stage Door entrance of Foxwood Theatre. This venue will provide a unique behind-the-scenes experience of a major Broadway theater!
Wine and light hors d'oeuvres will be served, and a silent auction will be held.
$75 General Admission
$100 Admission + ASTEP's New York City Christmas CD*
All proceeds from tickets to the show and album sales go to supporting ASTEP's mission to use the power of the arts to transform the lives of underserved youth.
*ASTEP's New York City Christmas album is a collection of fresh, original approaches--pop, soul, R&B, rock and more--of holiday songs created by Drama Desk nominated orchestrator, Lynne Shankel, and performed by the best musicians and singers from Broadway, including Little Mermaid star Sierra Boggess, Tony Winner Raul Esparza, American Idol star Constatine Maroulis, and many more!
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Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP)
Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) was conceived by Broadway Musical Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Juilliard students to transform the lives of youth using the most powerful tool they had—their art. Today, ASTEP connects performing and visual artists with underserved youth in the U.S. and around the world to awaken their imaginations, foster critical thinking, and help them break the cycle of poverty.
To learn more or make a donation, visit www.asteponline.org.