Get a taste of Broadway in sunny Los Angeles this spring! Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will perform alongside a slew of stage and screen stars at Broadway, My Way, the 29th Annual AIDS benefit presented by Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event. Directed by David Galligan, the S.T.A.G.E. event will be held on April 16 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California.
In addition to Foster and Rannells, the event is scheduled to star Patrick Cassidy (Assassins), Carole Cook (42nd Street), Karen Culliver (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Tony winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy), Davis Gaines (The Phantom of the Opera), Florence Henderson (TV's The Brady Bunch), Academy Award winner Shirley Jones (TV's The Partridge Family), Jane Lanier (Fosse), Vicki Lewis (TV's NewsRadio), Kimberly Locke (TV's American Idol), Tom Lowe (Les Miserables), Pat Marshall (The Pajama Game), Patricia Morison (The King and I), Janis Paige (The Pajama Game), Madison Claire Parks (Something For the Boys), Valarie Pettiford (Fosse), Andrew Samonsky (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), James Snyder (Cry-Baby), Bruce Vilanch (Hairspray) and Jo Anne Worley (Hello, Dolly!). Additional performers will be announced shortly.
Since its inception in 1984, S.T.A.G.E. has raised millions of dollars for HIV/AIDS services and charities throughout Southern California. S.T.A.G.E. continues to be the longest-running AIDS benefit in the world.
Foster is currently starring in the ABC Family series Bunheads. She earned Tony Awards for Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie, as well as additional nominations for Shrek the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone and Little Women. Rannells earned a Tony nomination for playing Elder Price in The Book of Mormon. His additional Broadway credits include Jersey Boys and Hairspray. Rannells currently stars on TV’s The New Normal and Girls.