Broadway Holds Concert for America Reacting to Trump Inauguration

by Gordon Cox, Variety

“It’s like Woodstock for theater nerds,” quipped one theatergoer at “Concert for America,” the afternoon of songs, stand-up and speeches performed Friday afternoon by members of the Broadway community in response to the Trump inauguration hours before. Stage favorites including Chita Rivera, Ben Vereen, Jesse Mueller, Kelli O’Hara, Betty Buckley, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Bebe […]

Broadway voices rise, not in anger, but in “hope”

by Peter Marks, The Washington Post

NEW YORK — There is a unifying force, it seems, that is more powerful than oratory: Show tunes. At least that is how it felt Friday afternoon, as a slew of Tony-winning Broadway stars — Brian Stokes Mitchell and Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth and Billy Porter, Betty Buckley and Jessie Mueller among them — gathered […]

Distraught Yet Upbeat, Broadway Stars Give ‘Concert for America’

by Michael Paulson, The New York Times

For 150 minutes, no one mentioned Donald J. Trump. Instead, a constellation of well-known Broadway performers gathered on Friday at the Town Hall auditorium in Manhattan to sing a collection of songs about love of country and hope for the future, offering a competing vision of America to the one they associate with the country’s […]

Blues was born in Chicago and Lynne Jordan & the Shivers embodies its soul. She'll put the 'spell on you' March 20. Join the cause starting at just $18 ---> concertsforamerica.com ... See MoreSee Less

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CFA Artist Emily Bear - MLE is not only an AMAZING piano artist, but a 15 year-old child prodigy! Check out her piece at the Jazz Open in Germany. Join her and the rest of our wonderful cast for our March 20th Concert in Chicago. Tickets still available concertsforamerica.com ... See MoreSee Less

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If you care about women, the environment, and human rights, embrace the ❤️ and join us! Attend Concert For America in Chicago on March 20th, watch the livestream, or donate to the cause as we stand together to give voice to those who need our help. Tickets start at just $18 --> bit.ly/ChicagoCFA ... See MoreSee Less

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ONE HOUR until our encore rebroadcast of our Feb 25th concert (concertsforamerica.com)! Until then, check out Ellen Burstyn jamming backstage to "It's Raining Men"... ... See MoreSee Less

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On the eve of our rebroadcast, we give you a punch in the gut of vocal prowess brought to you by Broadway's Keala Settle (OBC Waitress the Musical) singing "The Impossible Dream." This is just one of many amazing people who participated in our last concert on Feb 25th. The encore broadcast airs tomorrow 9PM EST at concertsforamerica.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Broadway's Andrea Martin speaks about her Armenian heritage and performs her classic SCTV sketch with our own Seth Rudetsky! This is just a glimpse into what was a memorable evening. Catch the ONE TIME rebroadcast this weekend on Sunday at 9pm EST ... See MoreSee Less

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