A host of Broadway stars perform in an evening celebrating three generations of working artists entitled They Were You to support the innovative theatre company and school, The Artists Crossing.
Rita Gardner joins Tony Award winning author of The Fantasticks, Tom Jones, replacement Louisa, Judith Blazer, as well as, the previously announced Yolande Bavan (Bernarda Alba, Bombay Dreams), Sherry Boone (Marie Christine, Ragtime), Darius DeHaas (Marie Christine, Rent), Malcolm Gets (Amour, A New Brain), Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Les Miserables), Tony Award winner George S. Irving (Me and My Girl, Irene), Jose Llana (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Flower Drum Song), Daniel Reichard (Jersey Boys, NYCO's Candide) and Cabaret and Broadway legend Julie Wilson (Legs Diamond, The Pajama Game). Ms. Gardner was most recently seen on Broadway in The Wedding Singer, originating the role of Rosie.
Founded in 2004 by Judith Blazer, Joseph Bates and Landon Scott Heimbach, The Artists Crossing is dedicated to promoting, cultivating and fostering young talent by bringing together a diverse group of seasoned artists to mentor and guide them through workshops, the creation of new works and productions of existing repertoire.
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