Rock the Barricade: Les Miserables Benefit Concert (March 28)

ROCK THE BARRICADE:

“LES MISÉRABLES” BENEFIT CONCERT

A BENEFIT FOR BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS

AND FERNDALE’S JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL

 

THE LOVING TOUCH

22634 WOODWARD AVENUE, FERNDALE

MONDAY, MARCH 28 (7 PM)

 

Cast members of the new 25th Anniversary production of  “Les Misérables” (coming to Detroit March 22 – April 3 at the Fisher Theatre) will perform in a very special concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the John F. Kennedy School PTA in Ferndale. The benefit takes place on Monday, March 28 , 2011 (7 p.m.) at The Loving Touch – 22634 Woodward Avenue in Ferndale. This is an 18 and over event.

Guests attending can support a good cause as they enjoy an intimate evening featuring a cabaret-style performance by members of the cast from the new 25th Anniversary production of “Les Misérables” National Tour. The evening will also feature a silent auction, which will allow guests to bid on items graciously donated by the Broadway community and local businesses. Singer/songwriter Steven Mullan closes out the evening with a performance. A cash bar is available during the evening.

 

Admission for the event is $15 cover charge at the door. All funds raised at the event (admission and silent auction) will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Ferndale’s John F Kennedy Elementary School PTA.

 

Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, “Les Misérables,” with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes. The New York Times calls this “Les Misérables” “an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish.” NY1-TV proclaims “musical theatre fans can rejoice: ‘Les Miz’ is born again.”  www.lesmis.com.

 

Whether he is playing solo or with his band, Steven Mullan’s shows are always powerful and intimate. The 24 year-old singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist has performed on tours with A.R. Rahman, jazz legend Dave Brubeck, and the Pittsburgh based Caleb Lovely Band. He is now working on producing his debut album, “We’re Not Old.”  www.stevenmullan.com.

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