Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tony winner Lena Hall performed at the New York Civil Liberties Union's Broadway Stands Up for Freedom concert on June 21.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tony winner Lena Hall performed at the New York Civil Liberties Union's Broadway Stands Up for Freedom concert on June 21.
(© Donna F. Aceto)

The 12th annual Broadway Stands Up for Freedom benefit concert took place June 21 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The event, featuring a cast of Broadway favorites including Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Condola Rashad, Robin De Jesús, and many more, celebrated the work of the New York Civil Liberties Union.

In addition, Quiara Alegría Hudes, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, provided opening remarks, and brother and sister stars Celia and Andrew Keenan-Bolger presented a comedy video featuring commentary by dozens of other Broadway stars. Broadway Stands Up for Freedom was staged by Daniel Goldstein, with Paul Staroba serving as musical director, and Susan Blackwell acting as host.

Tony nominee and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder star Lauren Worsham performed at the ''Broadway Stands Up for Freedom' concert with her band Sky-Pony.
Tony nominee and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder star Lauren Worsham performed at the Broadway Stands Up for Freedom concert with her band Sky-Pony.
(© Donna F. Aceto)