Norm Lewis
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Norm Lewis
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Broadway In South Africa: The Concert, a star-studded benefit concert that will feature world-premiere songs created by such writers as Henry Krieger, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Bobby Cronin, Jonathan Reid Gealt, Adam Gwon, Michael John LaChiusa, Henry Krieger, Steve Marzullo, Bill Russell, Jeremy Schonfeld, and Georgia Stitt based on poems, stories and drawings created by African students, will take place at 7:30pm on Monday, October 6 at Symphony Space.

The concert will raise money for the January 2009 South African initiative of a new, not-for-profit organization called Broadway In South Africa. It will be directed by Jen Bender, with music direction by Brad Haak.

Performers will include Sebastian Arcelus, Stanley Bahorek, Sean Bradford, Tituss Burgess, Eden Espinosa, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Mandy Gonzalez, Frankie James Grande, Adam Kantor, Kendra Kassebaum, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Billy Porter, Kate Shindle, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, Bongi Duma, Ron Kunene, Tsidi Manye, S'bu Ngema, Mpume Sikakane, Gabriel Croom, Timothy Erlich, Kenway Kua, Ray Mercer, Brandon O'Neal, Luis Salgado, Rickey Tripp, and Phillip Turner.

Show tickets range from $20-$100 and are available by calling 212-864-5400 or visiting www.symphonyspace.org. For VIP tickets, including a post-show party, call 917-370-6915, or visit www.broadwayinsouthafrica.com.