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Rent Stars Set for HK Angels Live!; Taymor to Host BC/EFA Screening of Across the Universe

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Adam Pascal
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Adam Pascal
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Rent stars Merle Dandridge, Moeisha McGill, Crystal Monee Hall, Marcus Paul James, and Adam Pascal will perform at the kick-off of HK Angels Live on Thursday, August 30 at HK Lounge (9th Avenue at 39th Street). Doors will open at 9pm, with performances set to start at midnight. There is no admission, but donations to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will be encouraged.

The event, which has been conceived by McGill and Hall, will take place on the last Thursday of every month and feature rotating guest stars. The performers will sing a mix of pop, rock, R&B, and standards.

In other Broadway Cares news, Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor will host a benefit screening of her new film Across the Universe at 7pm on Monday, September 3 at the Sony Screening Room (550 Madison Avenue). The film, which stars Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Bono, and Eddie Izzard, uses more than 30 Beatles tunes to tell a love story set in the 1960s. The event will include a talkback with Taymor and cocktail reception.

For more information about these events, call 212-840-0770 or visit www.Broadwaycares.org.


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