Martha Plimpton, Cecily Strong, and More Raise Over $50,000 for A Is For
The evening was called Broadway Acts for Women.
Broadway Acts for Women: A Star-Studded Night of Karaoke and Comedy raised more than $50,000 for the A Is For organization during its May 1 concert at Feinstein's/54 Below. The evening, benefiting the reproductive rights advocacy organization, was hosted by Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong.
The evening featured performances from Broadway stars, actors, and comedians who support access to reproductive health care. The roster of performers included Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Fully Committed), Tony Award winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Emmy Award winner Martha Plimpton (Raising Hope), Tony nominee Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Emmy nominee Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda The Musical), among others.
Audience members had the chance to bid on their favorite Broadway stars singing the song of their choice. Other auction and raffle items included a private concert by Tony winner Michael Cerveris (Fun Home), VIP Tickets for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, a commissioned portrait by John Lithgow, and more.