Broadway's Jessie Mueller, Keala Settle, and More Set for Concert for America
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's benefit event will also feature Melissa Manchester and Sharon Gless, among others.
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced the next edition of Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!, to take place at Ferst Center for the Arts on August 28.
The concert will feature a variety of stage and screen stars, including Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Keala Settle (Waitress), Nora Schell (Spamilton), and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On: The Musical). Other talent includes YouTube star Randy Rainbow, singer Melissa Manchester, TV stars Sharon Gless (Burn Notice) and Kim Fields (The Facts of Life), film actor Christopher L. Morgan (Meet the Browns), and slam poet Royce Mann.
More performers will be announced at a later date.
A concert of songs, comedy, and commentary, Concert for America is created and hosted by Rudetsky and Wesley, who also organized the "Broadway for Orlando/What the World Needs Now Is Love" recording. The monthly series debuted at Town Hall, which serves as its New York home.
Proceeds from Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! will benefit five national organizations working to protect human rights: Sierra Club Foundation, Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, NAACP, and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
For those unable to attend Concert for America in person, it will be broadcast via Facebook Live and at ConcertsforAmerica.com.