Morgan James
Morgan James
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Morgan James, Ryann Redmond, and Leslie Odom, Jr. are among the stage stars who have joined the cast of Rockers on Broadway: Behind the Music, to be held at the new Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street) on Monday, October 15.

They will join Alice Ripley, John Tartaglia, Chad Kimball, Jeremy Kushnier and Tituss Burgess. Additional casting includes Preston Boyd, John Arthur Greene, Ariana Groover, John Herrera, Adam Kantor, Donnie Kehr, Michelle Kinney, Eric Michael Krop, Michael Lanning, Tracy McDowell, Bryce Ryness, Jeremy Schonfeld, Sara Schmidt, and Donald Webber.

Rockers on Broadway: Behind the Music will honor the crossover talents of songwriters who have written chart topping hits as well as musicals for theater, film and television, such as Elton John, Pete Townshend, Duncan Sheik and Billy Joel.

As previously reported, there will also be a tribute to the late Marvin Hamlisch and extremely rare and anticipated performances by Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe-Award winning composer Paul Williams and three-time Tony-Award winning composer Rupert Holmes, who will be the evening's lifetime achievement honorees.

Proceeds will benefit The ASCAP Foundation's Children Will Listen Program, The Broadway Dreams Foundation and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.rockersonbroadway.com.