BroadwayUNLOCKED Benefit Concert, With Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller, Held April 22
By Adam Hetrick
Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Tuck Everlasting songwriters Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller are part of broadwayUNLOCKED, a benefit for the Crime Victims Treatment Center, April 22 at The Greene Space.
The event marks the third annual concert, formerly known as The Bridge, which helps CVTC provide services free of charge. The 7:30 PM concert will also be webcast.
It promises performances by Keenan-Bolger (Newsies, Tuck Everlasting), Tysen and Miller and Taylor Trensch (Matilda, Bare), as well as Jason Hite (Bare), Eryn Murman (Spring Awakening) and Eric Namaky of the band 5J Barrow.
Allison Case and Jay Armstrong Johnson are set to perform "I'm Gone" from their recent show Hands On a Hardbody. Cast member Keala Settle will also perform.
In addition, Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar (The Book of Mormon) are set to make their songwriting debuts with a new number performed by Mykal Kilgore (Hair, The Book of Mormon) and Raena White (Martin: A New American Musical, Dreamgirls).
A special video blog will include appearances by Jeremy Jordan (“Smash,” Newsies), Morgan Karr (Spring Awakening) and Colleen Ballinger (MirandaSings).
"We're so proud and excited that the support we've received in past years from talented and dedicated performers continues! This year we will be able to reach out to thousands across the country, broadening our community and inviting anyone to be a part of helping survivors heal," said Susan Xenarios, director of the Crime Victims Treatment Center, in a previous statement. "This is a celebration of recovery and transformation and we are thrilled to know that through this concert, our mission will reach anyone who chooses to be touched by it. At a time when traditional funding has been greatly diminished, the funds received through this benefit are desperately needed to continue providing the high quality of care we offer to survivors of violence."
Ticket prices are $225 and include open bar, hors d’ouevres and reserved seating. To purchase tickets and learn more, visit broadwayUNLOCKED.com. The Greene Space is located at 44 Charlton Street.
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