Tina Fey, Audra McDonald, and More Set for Concert for America
The benefit event will also feature Jeremy Jordan, Idina Menzel, and others.
Casting has been announced for Concert for America, which will take place on June 30 on the stage of the Great Hall at the Cooper Union.
Jorge Avila, Tina Fey, Mandy Gonzalez, Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Olga Merediz, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Andrew Rannells, Chita Rivera, Keala Settle, Shaina Taub, and Patrick Wilson will star. Additional casting will be announced later this week.
Concert for America is described as a concert of songs, comedy, and commentary. Created and hosted by Sirius XM's Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, who also organized the Broadway for Orlando/What the World Needs Now Is Love recording, Concert for America debuted on January 20 and toured the country, benefiting five national organizations fighting for civil, human, and environmental rights.
Proceeds from Concert for America will benefit four non-profit organizations working along our southern border to protect the civil and human rights of families: Al Otro Lado, Texas Civil Rights Project, ACLU Foundation of Texas, and Florence Project. Concert for America is created and organized by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, in association with Your Kids, Our Kids, as well as the generous support of Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS.