Broadway's Carols for a Cure Volume 17 Is Now Available
The casts of Hamilton, Finding Neverland, and more sing on the new holiday album.
Volume 17 of Broadway's Carols for a Cure, 2015's edition of the annual holiday album, is now on sale. The two-disc, annual CD of original and traditional holiday music benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations.
The Carols for a Cure albums feature stars and casts from the current Broadway lineup. This year's CD presents a wide variety of selections, featuring soloists Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park, Ruthie Ann Miles, Beth Malone, Joel Perez, Lauren Patten, Marrick Smith, Kally Duling, Jim Stanek, Amra-Faye Wright, Leslie Odom Jr., Okieriete Onaodowan, Chilina Kennedy, Jarrod Spector, Perez Hilton, James Snyder, James Barbour, Rachel Zatcoff, Arielle Jacobs, Catherine Walker, Chris McCarrell, Wallace Smith, Brennyn Lark, Mary Page Nance, Jonathan Ritter, Kevin Worley, Kristie Kerwin, Ian Knauer, Alan H. Green, Mykal Kilgore, Dennis Stowe, Elizabeth Ward Land, Tom Hewitt, Rachael Ferrera, Toni Elizabeth White, Douglas Baldeo, Graham Montgomery, Jeremy T. Villas, and Jonah Halperin.
Highlights from the track list include "Christmas Vacation," performed by the cast of Beautiful — The Carole King Musical; "Joy to the World," performed by the cast of Hamilton; "Go Tell It on the Mountain," performed by the cast of Finding Neverland; and many more.
The CDs will be sold at participating Broadway and off-Broadway shows in New York during the six-week "Gypsy of the Year" fundraising period, which runs through December 6.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theater community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $285 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.