TheaterMania Logo
Home link
Theater News

George Salazar, Lightning Thief Cast, and More to Take Part in Broadway Fights Back

The concert will take place at Town Hall.

George Salazar will take part in Broadway Fights Back With March for Our Lives.
(© Monica Simoes)

Broadway Fights Back With March for Our Lives, a concert at Town Hall, will take place on Monday, October 22.

Performers confirmed to appear alongside the March for Our Lives student activists and local youth activists include Jason Robert Brown, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Nicolette Robinson, Ar'iel Statchel, Betsy Wolfe, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Andy Mientus, Ariana DeBose, Etai Benson, Ethan Slater, George Salazar, Mallory Bechtel, Samantha Massell, Wesley Taylor, Timothy Hughes, Jelani Alladin, Jenn Gambatese, Bryan Terrell Clark, Ryan Jamaal Swain, the cast of The Lightning Thief, and more to be announced.

The concert is described as follows: "Stars from stage and screen will come together with notable activists to perform protest anthems and songs of change from both musical theatre and popular genres. There will be appearances throughout the evening from speakers and special guests discussing the upcoming midterm elections, social change, and youth involvement in politics through the lens of gun violence. Voter education tools will be provided in partnership with the #BeltTheVote campaign."

The evening will be directed by Kate Whoriskey, with musical direction by Ted Arthur. All profits will be donated directly to March for Our Lives.