Rory O'Malley, Armistead Maupin Join San Francisco Concert for America Lineup
The event will take place June 24.
Seth Rudesky and James Wesley are proud to announce that the sixth edition of Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out will travel to San Francisco's Curran Theatre on June 24.
The concert will star Alan Cumming, Jane Lynch, Kate Flannery, Kevin Chamberlin, Faith Prince, and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. Newly announced are Queer as Folk costars Sharon Gless and Hal Sparks, Rory O'Malley, writer Armistead Maupin, and Bay Area favorites including comedian Marga Gomez, Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito, and American jazz singer Paula West.
A concert of songs, comedy, and commentary, Concert for America is created and hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, who also organized the "Broadway for Orlando/What the World Needs Now Is Love" recording. The monthly series debuted at Town Hall, which serves as its New York home.
Proceeds from Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out will benefit five national organizations working to protect human rights: Sierra Club Foundation, Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, NAACP and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
For those unable to attend Concert for America in person, it will be broadcast via Facebook Live and at ConcertsforAmerica.com.