"Broadway for a New America" Benefit, Supporting Marriage Equality, Announced


Courtesy of publicist Jim Baldassare:

Broadway for a New America:
Standing Up for Marriage Equality and a Progressive Agenda for Change

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A Benefit for the Jewish Alliance for Change

Jim Dale to Emcee

Stockard Channing, Richard Belzer, Tovah Feldshuh, Ann Hampton Callaway, Jonathan Freeman, Eve Best, Mario Frangoulis and Marni Nixon to appear

Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th St.
Monday, March 2, 7pm

The Jewish Alliance for Change (Doni Remba, President) will present Broadway for a New America-Standing Up for Marriage Equality and a Progressive Agenda for Change, on Monday, March 2nd at 7:00 PM, at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). The benefit concert will feature a host of Broadway singers, performers and cast members from leading shows, including Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winners, stars from the worlds of television, film, music, and comedy, plus prominent political leaders, progressive and LGBT activists.

The show will be directed by Sara Louise Lazarus, the award-winning theater and cabaret director who directed the highly successful Broadway for Obama concert featuring over 30 leading Broadway performers from the casts of all the top Broadway shows. The event will be produced by Kati Meister and Scott Denny, both producers of the Theatre World Awards. Broadway musical director and conductor Lawrence Yurman (Grey Gardens) will be the musical director and Guy Smith will provide the lighting design.

In addition to the performers and celebrities, speakers appearing at the event will include: Steven Goldstein, Chair of Garden State Equality; Rabbis J. Rolando Matalon and Marcelo Bronstein of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, New York City; and Evan Wolfson, Founder & Executive Director of Freedom to Marry.

The Jewish Alliance for Change (www.Jews4Change.com) reached millions of voters in battleground states and across the country with its Israelis for Obama web video and the creative pro-Obama TV and internet ad series Ain’t Funny with comedy icons Carl Reiner, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Valerie Harper, Garry Marshall and Larry Gelbart. The organization plans to build on its achievements and mobilize the American public to fight for marriage equality and the realization of a progressive agenda for change. The benefit proceeds will go to The Jewish Alliance for Change for the continuation of its good work in support of important progressive issues.

Tickets may be obtained at http://www.jews4change.com/ or http://www.symphonyspace.org/ or by calling 212-864-5400. Admission prices range from $80.00 to $125.00. Buy premium seats (including tickets to a VIP reception with the cast following the show) by visiting the Jewish Alliance for Change, www.jews4change.com/broadway.php.