K (munchkin1616) wrote in rent,

Gaga and Beyonce Performed by Music Royalty...

Broadway stars and Rock stars joined the audience to dance the night away when Rockers on Broadway returned to BB Kings Blues Club last night, November 8th. Directed by Donnie Kehr, ROCKERS ON BROADWAY-Dance Party featured some of the hottest dance tunes from Elvis to GaGa, performed by Broadway stars and the Rock stars who made them famous. The concert benefits Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Broadway in South Africa, and The Bendheim Performing Arts Center Scholarship Fund.

The event starred Chris Barron from Spin Doctors, Randy Jones from The Village People, Fred Schneider from The B52s, Sirius Radio Star "Cousin Brucie" Morrow, Tony Award Winners Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) and Wilson Jermaine Heredia (Rent).

From Broadway, the event also featured Kathy Brier (Hairspray, Boardwalk Empire), Tituss Burgess (Guys & Dolls, Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys), Ben Cameron (Wicked, Aida), Te'Rea Campbell (Lion King), Jessica Dillan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) Anika Ellis (The Color Purple), Felicia Finley (The Wedding Singer), John Arthur Greene (West Side Story), Steve Gouveia (Jersey Boys), Emma Hunton (Next to Normal, Spring Awakening), Adam Kantor (Rent), Donnie Kehr (Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys), James Kinney (Sweet Charity), Jeremy Kushiner (Footloose, Rent), Jay Leslie, Ian Liberto, Michael Longoria (Jersey Boys), Alex Nordin, Jermaine R. Rembert (Memphis), Sara Schmidt (Jersey Boys), Jeremy Schonfeld (Clear Blue Tuesday, Drift), Nikki Snelson (Legally Blonde), Wendi Stoltzfus, Alena Watters (The Addams Family), and Tommar Wilson (Hair).

Rockers on Broadway, now in its 17th year, was founded by Donnie Kehr while appearing in the Broadway run of The Who's Tommy and was inspired by Pete Townshend, who wanted the play's performers to experience the feeling of singing with a rock band in a concert style venue, and to transfer the rawness of that edge to the stage.

Read more: http://broadwayworld.com/article/Photo_Coverage_Rockers_on_Broadway_2010_20101109#ixzz15I3FrCf6

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