As previously reported, the performance will star Brian Stokes Mitchell as George Bailey, David Hyde Pierce as Clarence, and Dominic Chianese as Mr. Potter. Kuhn is replacing Lauren Ambrose in the role of Mary Bailey; Seldes will play her mother, Mrs. Hatch. Bosco will appear as Joseph, Berresse as Harry Bailey, Kudisch as Sam Wainwright, and Carroll as Tom. Carl Andress will direct the concert, which will feature choreography by Denis Jones and musical direction by Jeff Saver. All proceeds will benefit The Actors' Fund of America.
Written by Tony Award winner Sheldon Harnick and Emmy winner Joe Raposo, the musical is based on the classic 1946 Frank Capra film It's a Wonderful Life. It concerns a man who contemplates suicide on Christmas Eve but is saved by an angel.
Tickets to the benefit range in price from $75 to $1,000. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 212-221-7300, ext. 133 or visit www.actorsfund.org.
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