Broadway Can! A Benefit Concert for The Bowery Mission will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, Monday, December 14th at 7pm. The evening will feature the songs of composer/ lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. Bisen-Hersh will be joined on stage by a stellar cast including Elyse Beyer (The Gayest Xmas Pageant Ever), Celina Carvajal (The Toxic Avenger), Brian Childers (Helen Hayes Award Winner, Danny & Sylvia), Samantha Eggers (Mamma Mia), David M. Green (Awesome 80's Prom), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia), Westley Todd Holiday, Frank Holmes (Urinetown), Andy Kelso (Mamma Mia), Brianne Moore (The Visit), Brooke Sunny Moriber (The Wild Party), Mary Orzano, Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd), Kate Rockwell (Legally Blonde) and Bret Shuford (The Little Mermaid). The concert will be produced by Dennis Fowler, directed by Laura Pestronk, choreographed by Erin Porvaznika and stage managed by Aubrie Fennecken.
The audience can expect to hear 17 songs from Bisen-Hersh's catalog including songs from his new musical, More to Love. The evening will be composed of holiday songs in addition to songs about starving artists, relationship hardships and New York. Songs will include "On Christmas It Sucks to be a Jew", "So You Wanna Be a Performer", "The One Who's Three", "This is Awkward", "I Like Big Girls!" and the popular youtube hit, "Hey!".
All the proceeds and canned foods for the evening will go to the Bowery Mission, whose goal is "to be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation for hurting people in New York City."
If you are unable to attend the concert, but would like to make a donation, please go to http://www.paypal.com and "Send Money" to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BROADWAY CAN! A Benefit Concert for the BOWERY MISSION featuring the songs of Seth Bisen-Hersh starring:
ELYSE BEYER (The Gayest Xmas Pageant Ever)
Celina Carvajal (The Toxic Avenger)
BRIAN CHILDERS (Danny and Sylvia)
Samantha Eggers (Mamma Mia)
DAVID M. GREEN (Awesome 80's Prom)
KIMBERLY FAYE GREENBERG (Danny and Sylvia)
WESTLEY TODD HOLIDAY
Frank Holmes (Urinetown)
Andy Kelso (Mamma Mia)
Brianne Moore (The Visit)
Brooke Sunny Moriber (The Wild Party)
Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd)
Kate Rockwell (Legally Blonde)
Bret Shuford (The Little Mermaid)
MONDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, 7PM
$22 Cover/ 2 Drink Minimum (cash only - $2 off with the donation of a canned good)
Don't Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th St.
Call for reservations after 4: 212-757-0788 or reserve online at donttellmamanyc.com
Photo credit: Robert Diamond