ACCLAIMED BROADWAY LEADING LADIES LaCHANZE AND LINDSAY MENDEZ JOIN THE SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT-ONLY CONCERT “INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY”
Broadway leading ladies LaChanze (Tony Award winner for The Color Purple) and Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell) have been added to the all-star lineup of INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY, a dynamic and soulful evening of music.The one night only concert features theater’s biggest names singing Broadway, Gospel, Pop, and Rock classics with a stirring and spiritual twist, including musical arrangements by BIV founder and Tony Award-nominee Michael McElroy. Join Tony-winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), Tony-nominee Norm Lewis (The Phantom of the Opera), Tony-nominee Joshua Henry (Violet), Telly Leung (Allegiance), Tony-nominee Chad Kimball(Memphis), Tony-nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful), Tony-nominee Adam Pascal (Rent), Marcus Paul James (Motown), and select members of the Grammy-nominated Broadway Inspirational Voices as they lift their voices to benefit BIV’s Outreach Programs providing inspiration and music to youth in need and children in underserved communities. Music direction is by James Sampliner (Prince of Broadway, Honeymoon in Vegas). Previously-announcedparticipants Renee Elise Goldsberry and Eden Espinosa need to withdraw due to scheduling conflicts. The concert takes place at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on February 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM (Doors at 6:00 PM). Tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased by visiting http://www.bbkingblues.com.
With hits from Broadway shows like Rent, Sunday in the Park with George, Violet, Oklahoma! and Memphis, the show celebrates the soul of Broadway and BIV’s mission to give “hope, inspire, and change” lives with the universal power of inspirational music. This event is presented by Marathon Live Entertainment (Mike Karns), Telly Leung Productions and R/J Productions (Rich Aronstein).
Chad Kimball Lindsay Mendez
Norm Lewis Billy Porter