REMINDER: “Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway” Will Be Broadcast at 7pm Tonight!
Just a reminder for all you Disney on Broadway fans out there that the “Celebrating 25 Magical years of Disney on Broadway” charity concert event will be streamed live at 7pm this evening. It is a fantastic way to re-cap some of your favorite moments from Disney’s sensational Broadway Musicals of the past and present and make a donation for a good cause.
Funds will be raised during tonight’s event for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids COVID-19 Emergency Fund to help those at an enhanced risk of contracting the virus.
The event will be hosted by Ryan McCartan, who most of you will know as Diggie from Live & Maddie coming to you live from his family’s basement!
Here’s Jelani Alladin who plays Kristoff in Frozen on Broadway is also reminding you to tune in:
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Don't miss Friday night's Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway stream featuring @jelanialladin, @officialsierraboggess, @iammjscott, our host @mccarya and more of your favorite @disneyonbroadway stars. Go to broadwaycares.org/disney25stream on April 17 at 7 pm Eastern to watch.
As Jelani mentions, the “25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway” concert was held at the New Amsterdam Theater back on November 4, 2019 and featured 79 amazing performers and a 15-piece onstage orchestra.
Here’s a list of the awesome performers:
- Jelani Alladin (Hercules, Frozen),
- Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, School of Rock – The Musical)
- Christian Borle (Little Shop of Horrors, Mary Poppins)
- Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins)
- Kerry Butler (Beetlejuice, Beauty and the Beast)
- Lauryn Ciardullo (Aladdin),
- Gavin Creel (Hello, Dolly!, Waitress)
- Merle Dandridge (Tarzan, Aida)
- Lindiwe Dlamini (The Lion King)
- Bongi Duma (The Lion King)
- Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast)
- Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)
- Bradley Gibson (The Lion King),
- Whoopi Goldberg (TV’s The View)
- Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, Aida)\
- April Holloway (Aladdin)
- James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton)
- Adam Jacobs (Aladdin)
- Ramona Keller (Hercules)
- Nina Lafarga (Frozen),
- Tamika Lawrence (Hercules, Come From Away)
- Norm Lewis (Once on This Island, The Little Mermaid)
- Kara Lindsay (Newsies, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical)
- Tshidi Manye (The Lion King)
- Sbusiso Ngema (The Lion King)
- Ashley Park (Mean Girls, Grand Horizons)
- Adam Pascal (Rent)
- Krysta Rodriguez (Hercules)
- Michael James Scott (Aladdin),
- Sherie Rene Scott (The Little Mermaid)
- Kissy Simmons (The Lion King)
- Josh Strickland (Tarzan)
- Katie Terza (Aladdin)
- Marisha Wallace (Aladdin, Something Rotten!)
- Rema Webb (Hercules, The Lion King)
- Alton Fitzgerald White (The Lion King)
- Syndee Winters (Hamilton, The Lion King).
Another highlight that you simply won’t want to miss is the performances from 18 members of the Broadway and touring company’s of Newsies!
You can catch the livestream on the Broadway Cares website here. While there also be sure to make a donation to support those suffering from HIV/AIDS who are at an increased risk during the COVID-19 outbreak.