Bernadette Peters, Megan Hilty, Telly Leung Take Part in Broadway Sniffs Out Cancer
The first annual benefit concert Broadway Sniffs Out Cancer was held at Joe's Pub on October 10. The event raised money to "train our canine friends to save lives, as well as honoring of the loved ones we’ve lost to cancer."
The event supported two of the international organizations at the forefront of this cutting-edge method of early detection: InSitu Foundation Certification Program (a U.S.-based not-for-profit that created the first medical protocol for the selection, training, and handling of the cancer detection dogs and their handlers) and Medical Detection Dogs (a U.K.-based not-for-profit dedicated to training cancer- and bio-detection dogs).
Performances by Bernadette Peters, Telly Leung (In Transit), Lindsay Mendez (Significant Other), Rory O’Malley (Hamilton), Jenna Ushkowitz (Waitress), Jenifer Foote (Holiday Inn), Tracy Jai Edwards (Legally Blonde), Alexis Carra (Sweet Charity), Jade Tailor (SyFy’s The Magicians), Virginia Williams (USA Network’s Fairly Legal), and Brianna Brown (Showtime’s Homeland), among others.
Those who could not attend the event can make a tax-deductible donation at the Broadway Sniffs Out Cancer website.