Barrett Wilbert Weed, Jessica Keenan Wynn, George Salazar, More Sing at Broadway Fights Back

Cabaret & Concert News   Barrett Wilbert Weed, Jessica Keenan Wynn, George Salazar, More Sing at Broadway Fights Back
 
The one-night-only concert event took place October 22.
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Barrett Wilbert Weed and Jessica Keenan Wynn Joseph Marzullo/WENN

A host of stage favorites took the stage in Broadway Fights Back, a one-night-only concert event benefiting March for Our Lives, October 22 at the Town Hall in New York City.

Performing alongside March For Our Lives student activists were composer Jason Robert Brown, Jessica Keenan Wynn (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) Nicolette Robinson (Waitress), Ar’iel Statchel (The Band’s Visit), Betsy Wolfe (Waitress), Barrett Wilbert Weed (Mean Girls), Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, Smash), Ariana DeBose (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Etai Benson (The Band’s Visit), Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants), George Salazar (Be More Chill), Mallory Bechtel (Dear Evan Hansen), Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Wesley Taylor (SpongeBob SquarePants), Timothy Hughes (Frozen), Jelani Alladin (Frozen), Jenn Gambatese (School of Rock), Bryan Terrell Clark (Hamilton), Ryan Jamaal Swain (Pose), and the cast of The Lightning Thief.

Broadway Fights Back is about getting the theatre community and its wide-reaching influences actively involved in the conversation surrounding gun violence prevention and youth empowerment,” said March For Our Lives organizer Alex Wind, a Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor. “We want to make sure everyone who can be is registered to vote and prepared to head to the polls in November. This concert helps raise more awareness for the work of March For Our Lives and the ongoing efforts to end gun violence.”

Flip through photos of the night below:

Kate Whoriskey helmed the concert, featuring musical direction by Ted Arthur. Yael Silver and Rachel Sussman produced with Sydney Steele, Kevin Duda, Robb Nanus, Diana DiMenna, and Robin Carus.

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