October 12, 2010

ROCKERS ON BROADWAY-Dance Party–November 8 at BB Kings Blues Club!

October 12th, 2010

The PATH Fund and The Frye Company Present: ROCKERS ON BROADWAY-Dance Party

Broadway stars and Rock stars will join the audience to dance the night away when Rockers on Broadway returns to BB Kings Blues Club on Monday, November 8th at 8pm.

The latest edition of ROCKERS ON BROADWAY returns to BB King’s for another great evening of music but this time with a twist–they’ve cleared the dance floor so the audience can rock out to their favorite dance hits. Directed by Donnie Kehr, ROCKERS ON BROADWAY–Dance Party features some of the hottest dance tunes from Elvis to GaGa, performed by Broadway stars and the Rock stars who made them famous. The concert will benefit Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Broadway in South Africa, and The Bendheim Performing Arts Center Scholarship Fund.

Starring: Chris Barron from Spin Doctors; Randy Jones from The Village People; Fred Schneider from The B52s, and Sirius Radio Star “Cousin Brucie” Morrow. Plus, Tony Award Winners Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) and Wilson Jermaine Heredia (Rent) and
Tony Nominees Chad Kimball (Memphis) & Daphne Rubin Vega (Rent, Anna in the Tropics).

Featuring From Broadway: Kathy Brier (Hairspray, TV’s Boardwalk Empire), Tituss Burgess (Guys & Dolls, Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys), Ben Cameron (Wicked, Aida), Te’Rea Campbell (Lion King), Jessica Dillan (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Anika Ellis (The Color Purple), Felicia Finley (The Wedding Singer), John Arthur Greene (West Side Story), Steve Gouveia (Jersey Boys), Emma Hunton (Next to Normal, Spring Awakening), Adam Kantor (Rent), Donnie Kehr (Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys), James Kinney (Sweet Charity), Jeremy Kushiner (Jersey Boys, Footloose, Rent), Jay Leslie (rock group The Tokens), Ian Liberto (Promises, Promises). Michael Longoria (Jersey Boys), Alex Nordin, Jermaine R. Rembert (Memphis), Sara Schmidt (Jersey Boys), Jeremy Schonfeld (Clear Blue Tuesday, Drift), Nikki Snelson (Legally Blonde), Wendi Stoltzfus, Doug Storm (Dance of the Vampires) Alena Watters (The Addams Family), Tommar Wilson (Hair)

Rockers on Broadway, now in its 17th year, was founded by Donnie Kehr while appearing in the Broadway run of The Who’s Tommy and was inspired by Pete Townshend, who wanted the play’s performers to experience the feeling of singing with a rock band in a concert style venue, and to transfer the rawness of that edge to the stage.

The PATH Fund, Inc. (Performing Artists That Help) was formed as a result of the success of Rockers on Broadway and aims to give artists of all kinds an avenue to share their unique talents while helping raise money for charities that benefit the arts and entertainment communities that inspire their livelihood. PATH is an official 501c3 and in recent years has donated over $100,000 to its charities.

All proceeds from this event will go to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Broadway in South Africa and The Bendheim Performing Arts Center Scholarship Fund. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids gives assistance nationwide to persons living with HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer. Through their education and performance programs, BroadwayDreams Foundation works to brighten the future of young talent and brings young performers closer to their Broadway dreams, regardless of financial status. Broadway in South Africa aims to develop a cross-cultural exchange between youth in need and artists who seek to use their talents for change. The Bendheim Performing Arts Center provides arts education classes to children of all ages in Westchester County, NY.

Rockers is presented by The PATH Fund Inc and The Frye Company and is sponsored by Macy’s, Miller/Coors and Joseph J. Grano, Jr.

Rockers on Broadway– Monday, November 8 at 8:00 PM at BB King Blues Club & Grill (237 West 42nd Street). Tickets, on sale now at the BB Kings Box Office or at ticketmaster.com, are $900 (VIP Reserved table for 6), $1000 (Premium Reserved table for 10), $150 (General Admission VIP Seat), $100 (General Admission Premium Seat) $75 (General Admission Balcony Seat), Standing Room $35. For more info, go to www.bbkingblues.com All performers subject to change.

1 Comment »

  1. Wow, all this talent under one roof? Donnie’s outdone himself!! Sounds like a great night, for a great cause.

    Comment by Catherine — October 12, 2010 @ 12:49 pm

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