Broadway Stars Unite For NYCLU Youth Program Benefit Concert

by MICHELLE MCKELVEY · July 21, 2009

Paris Remillard, Maya Sharpe, Allison Case, Andrew Kober, Kacie Sheik, Ato Blankson-Wood[Paris Remillard, Maya Sharpe, Allison Case, Andrew Kober, Kacie Sheik, Ato Blankson-Wood. Photos by WILL RAGOZZINO for PMc] Last night, Broadway stars including Matt Cavenaugh (West Side Story), Laura Osnes (South Pacific), Michael Cerveris (Sweeney Todd), and Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent) came together for a beautiful beneficiary concert in efforts to raise money for the NYCLU (New York Civil Liberties Union) at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

Attendees enjoyed powerful performances by Michael Rupert, Liz Callaway, and Michael Emerson (to name a few). Pultizer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner hosted the concert, with Seth Rudetsky lending his montage of musical direction.

Performers

Matt CavenaughSeth Rudetsky Matt Cavenaugh, Seth Rudetsky

Liz Callaway, Daphne Rubin-Vega Liz Callaway, Daphne Rubin-Vega

Jesse Tyler FergusonLaura Osnes Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Laura Osnes

Paris Remillard, Maya Sharpe, Allison Case, Andrew Kober, Kacie Sheik, Ato Blankson-Wood Paris Remillard, Maya Sharpe, Allison Case, Andrew Kober, Kacie Sheik, Ato Blankson-Wood

Andrew Kober, Paris Remillard Celia Keenan-Bolger Andrew Kober, Paris Remillar, Celia Keenan-Bolger

Evan Robertson, Adam Stein, Keira Naughton Evan Robertson, Adam Stein, Keira Naughton

Donna LiebermanDaphne Rubin-Vega Donna Lieberman, Daphne Rubin-Vega

Dana Steingold, Nick Blaemire, Laura OsnesDana Steingold Dana Steingold, Nick Blaemire, Laura Osnes, Dana Steingold

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Dana Steingold, Vanessa Ray, Jane Bender Jesse Tyler Ferguson Dana Steingold, Vanessa Ray, Jane Bender

Justin Levine, Vanessa Ray, Liana Stampur, Clinton CurtisMichael Cerveris Justin Levine, Vanessa Ray, Liana Stampur, Clinton Curtis, Michael Cerveris

Liana Stampur, Clinton Curtis Maya Sharpe, Allison Case, Andrew Kober, Kacie Sheik Liana Stampur, Clinton Curtis, Maya Sharpe, Allison Case, Andrew Kober, Kacie Sheik

Paris Remillard Scott Hamilton Paris Remillard                                Scott Hamilton

Seth Rudetsky Todd Buonopane Seth Rudetsky                               Todd Buonopane