Disney Plans a Star-Studded Concert to Celebrate 25 Years on Broadway
Disney on Broadway has assembled a star-studded line-up of Tony WInners and original cast members that will take to the stage during Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The benefit is slated to take place on November 4th at the New Amsterdam Theater in New York City with proceeds going to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Performers for this exciting evening includes:
- Beth Leavel (Tony Winner) The Drowsy Chaperone
- Whoopi Goldberg (Producer) Thoroughly Modern Millie.
- Ashley Park (Tony Nominees) Mean Girls.
- Mandy Gonzalez Hamilton
These join the following Disney on Broadway original cast members:
- Jelani Aladdin Frozen
- Heidi Blickenstaff The Little Mermaid
- Sierra Boggess The Little Mermaid
- Ashely Brown Mary Poppins
- Merle Dandridge Tarzan
- Susan Egan Beauty and the Beast
- Kara Lindsay Newsies
- Josh Strickland Tarzan
Other noteworthy appearances include Krysta Rodriguez from (Public Works’ Hercules) along with Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs and Michael James Scott along with The Lion King alumni Kissy Simmons, Rema Webb and Alton Fitzgerald White.
Finally, there will be a cast reunion of Newsies set to include Joshua Michael Burrage, Kyle Coffman, Nico DeJesus, Michael Fatica, JP Ferreri, Garrett Hawe, Evan Kasprzak, Jess LeProtto, Devin Lewis, Jack Sippel, Ryan Steele, Andrew Wilson, and Iain Young.
More performers will be announced in the coming weeks. The New Amsterdam Theatre, where the concert will be held, is currently home to Aladdin. The event will feature songs from Disney’s Broadway musicals through its 25-year history, starting with Beauty and the Beast.
Tickets are on sale at BroadwayCares.org.
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