Hosted by Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, the concert fundraiser features an all-star lineup of iconic names from Broadway and TV/Film. Tony Award winners Beth Leavel and Alice Ripley are among some of the confirmed performances alongside a wide range of artists from popular Broadway shows such as Hamilton, Frozen, Wicked, Hadestown, Ain’t Too Proud, Beautiful, Come From Away, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera and more. The night will also feature special appearances by Iain Armitage, Tamara Tunie, Paige Davis, Stephen Schwartz, and an array of Tony winners, Disney Princesses, and TV/Film stars.
Erie natives Nick Adams, Eric Sciotto, Cris Groenendaal, Julie Craig, and David Green will all make appearances, as well as a special performance featuring over 40 Erie-area high school students.
This once-in-a-lifetime Erie event has been made possible by the hard work of Erie Playhouse alumni who have gone on to make successful careers working on Broadway: Julian Decker, Broadway performer and CEO of DeckerStudiosInc., Mike Karns, Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and Founder of Marathon Digital, and Jim Wilhelm, Co-Founder/CEO: DGRW Talent Agency, along with Jeff Potter, Producer: Ray Bloch Productions.
The benefit concert is give-what-you-can, with donations now being accepted leading up to the event as well as throughout the night to benefit the Erie Playhouse at EriePlayhouse.org/donate.
The concert will broadcast via Facebook Live, on YouTube, and here on our website.