Nikki M. James, Beth Leavel, Nellie McKay, Andrew Rannells, et al. Set for July 25 Stand Up For Freedom Concert
Among the artists scheduled to appear are Erica Ash, De'Adre Aziza, Erich Bergen, Clinton Curtis, Nikki M. James, Moises Kaufman, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Beth Leavel, Nellie McKay, Lindsay Mendez, Steven Pasquale, Andrew Rannells, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christina Sajous, Liana Stampur, and John Tartaglia. Additional casting will be announced shortly.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the New York Civil Liberties Union's youth programs, including its work with LGBT teenagers; its Teen Health Initiative, which educates teenagers on their rights to access health care in New York City; and its work to stop overly aggressive policing and military recruiting in the city's public schools.