Kerry Butler, Christine Pedi, James Carpinello, Telly Leungand more are set for “Broadway Love” at High Tech Musical Theatre to raise money for arts students on February 2nd, 2015.
Kerry Butler (Catch Me If You Can, Xanadu, Hairspray),Christine Pedi (Chicago, Newsical), James Carpinello (Rock of Ages, Saturday Night Fever), Telly Leung (Godspell, Rent, Glee), Anastacia McCleskey (Violet, Book of Mormon, Priscilla), Kate Loprest (First Date, Wonderland), Clarke Thorell (Annie, Hairspray) and more announced along the way will perform at a special benefit concert to help raise money for High Tech Musical Theatre, a performing arts group at High Tech High School, as students in the Musical Theatre program have been selected to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland this summer of 2015 through AHSTF (American High School Theatre Festival).
Twenty-five students have to fundraise upwards of about $150,000 for the trip to cover all expenses. With limited help, they are on their own and are looking towards the community and Broadway fans for their help.
Winner of various awards, including Rising Stars at Papermill Playhouse and Metro North Cappies, High Tech Musical Theatre is celebrating 15 years of award winning theatre, bringing quality high school theatre to its community as they intend to bring their spring production of A Chorus Line to the Edinburgh Fringe this summer, August 1-14, 2015.
Broadway stars will be performing some signature songs and songs of love just in time for Valentine’s Day in their intimate 140-seat Black Box Theatre with a live band.
Directed by Alex Perez (Ultimate Drag Off, De La Guarda) and Musical Direction by Charles Santoro (Silence the Musical, Disenchanted).
The performance will take place on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 7PM at High Tech High School: 8511 Tonnelle Avenue (Rt. 1/9), North Bergen NJ 07047. (Just 20 minutes outside of NYC). Contact: 201-662-6800 xt. 8241.Tickets are $50 and available at www.SHOWTIX4U.com under ‘HT Musical Theatre Broadway Love’.
Donations can be made to High Tech Musical Theatre directly to the school or by visiting: www.GoFundMe.com/elcavc.