The New York theater neighborhood is banding collectively to save one among its personal.
Broadway stars together with Matthew Broderick, Chita Rivera and Jane Krakowski — together with famed theater fanatic Hillary Clinton — are collaborating in a digital efficiency of “The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)” to assist rebuild the York Theatre after it skilled “devastating” injury in January from a water principal break.
“I’m a giant fan of dwell theater not just for the escape it gives, however as a result of it feeds the human spirit and thoughts and it performs a vital function in our society and our democracy,” Clinton, 73, advised Web page Six in an announcement. “In any case, artwork is just not a luxurious, it’s a necessity.”
The previous secretary of state is about to ship remarks on the occasion. Producer Tom D’Angora, who’s presenting the present, is a good friend of the Clinton household and labored on each of her presidential campaigns.
Though the April 18 occasion is free, a GoFundMe for the Off-Broadway theater has been arrange and already raised greater than $130,000.
Debra Messing, Sara Bareilles, Betty Buckley, Lewis Black, Isaac Mizrahi and Richard Sort are additionally set to make appearances within the present.
“As we come again from the pandemic, let’s make certain the New York theater scene is ready for us as vibrant as ever,” Messing, 52, advised us in an announcement.
Broadway exhibits are anticipated to begin opening up once more this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)” is about to stream dwell at 7 p.m. ET on April 18.