September 27, 2020         
Association of Independent Mortgage Experts Partners with United Wholesale Mortgage and Home Point Financial to Introduce Small   •   Laird Superfood Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Exercise in Full of the Underwriters’ Option to Purchase   •   AHF Rings Alarm Over Nationwide Shortage of STD Test Kits   •   Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom Kippur   •   Statement by Minister Chagger on Yom Kippur   •   Dow leaders recognized on 2020 HERoes Women Role Model lists   •   Prospera Celebrates Local Hispanic-Owned, Small Businesses   •   ERLC President Russell Moore Affirms Amy Coney Barrett as SCOTUS Justice Nominee   •   The Return of the Pope of Buddhism Scepter by His Holiness Dorje Chang Buddha III was Rejected   •   ADEA Statement in Support of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workplace Training   •   Celebrity Nitzia Chama Will Host Launch Event For KUL CBD Luxury Skincare At Curacao Department Stores   •   Curative Researchers Initiate Research Study to Test Efficacy of Self-Collected COVID-19 Tests   •   In response to Governor Newsom signing Assembly Bill 2149 into law Postmates along with other concerned parties, Dine Black LA a   •   Books-A-Million Honors U.S. Military with Coffee for the Troops Program Through October 24   •   Pres. Donald Trump to speak on Friday Night at Family Research Council Action's Values Voter Summit 2020   •   C-Sweet Webinar: “How We Can Make Difference” Part Three in a Series on Why Diversity Matters   •   Frog Street Offers Extensive "At-Home Learning" Resources to Help Children Stay Engaged in New Hybrid Learning Environments   •   Cubic Introduces New Ventra Mobile App for Chicagoland Travelers   •   TherapeuticsMD Provides Update on Third Quarter Progress   •   LegalShield Leadership Convention, Lead the Change, to Bring Record Number of Associates Together Virtually
Bookmark and Share

Broadway Stars Shine For NYCLU

NEW YORK - The New York Civil Liberties Union announced a star-studded lineup of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom!, its annual benefit show scheduled for Monday, July 26 at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts.

“We’re fortunate to have so many talented performers honor and celebrate the vital link between civil liberties and the arts,” NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman said. “It will be a great evening of music and laughs.”

Dozens of Broadway’s finest will perform – including Nellie McKay (The Threepenny Opera), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins), J. Robert Spencer (Next to Normal), Kate Baldwin (Finian's Rainbow), Erich Bergen (Jersey Boys), Dana Steingold (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), founding performer Liana Stampur with Clinton Curtis and members the casts of Hair and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

Host and musical director will be Seth Rudetsky, and the show is directed by Jen Bender.

Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner, a longtime NYCLU member, is the honorary chairman for the event. The Producer’s Circle includes Barbara Whitman (producer of Red, Next to Normal, 33 Variations, Mary Stuart), Michael David (producer of Jersey Boys, Farnsworth Invention), David Richenthal (producer of Finian’s Rainbow, I Am My Own Wife, Long Days Journey Into Night), Nina Lannan (general manager of Billy Elliot: The Musical, 9 to 5, Legally Blonde) and Dini von Mueffling.

Proceeds from the show benefit the NYCLU’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.


More information about the show, including a complete list of performers is available at organization's website.



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News