THE MOGUL MINUTE : COVENANT HOUSE PENNSYLVANIA HOSTS ITS 11TH ANNUAL A NIGHT OF BROADWAY STARS IN THE BENEFIT OF THE HOMELESS YOUTH OF PHILADELPHIA
Broadway and Philadelphia’s top talent teams up with former homeless youth at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre for the 11th annual A Night of Broadway Stars, on Monday, June 13 at 5:30 p.m.This year, Covenant House Pennsylvania, the largest shelter specializing in serving homeless youth in Pennsylvania, is celebrating Philadelphia’s rich musical heritage by showcasing some of the area’s top musical stars, including; Justin Hopkins, Jennie Eisenhower, Fran Prisco, Liz Filios, Jody Kidwell and many more incredible performers. Our Philadelphia theatre stars will be teaming up with Broadway renowned stars, including; Rita Harvey, Hugh Panaro, Carter Calvert and Jeff Coon to create an unforgettable celebration of song and dance.
Neil Berg, a Broadway lyricist and composer as well as the creator and co-producer of “100 Years of Broadway,” will be serving as the music director. Performances will be interwoven with personal, life stories from former homeless youth who are successfully transitioning through the Covenant House program. At the conclusion of the evening, the Broadway stars and the youth of Covenant House will perform together in front of hundreds of people in an incredible arrangement of stories and songs.
This year, Covenant House will honor Elli Nassivera and Kyra Laushell, students at Pennsbury High School; Wil Reynolds, Founder & CEO of SEER Interactive and Hugh Organ, Associate Executive Director of Covenant House Pennsylvania for their continued support of the Covenant House’s mission.
This signature charity event raises funds that directly benefit Philadelphia’s homeless youth through the Covenant House Pennsylvania.
WHO: Six Philadelphia-based stars from the Walnut Street Theatre, AVA, Act 2 Playhouse and the Arden will be joining the three Broadway stars. Neil Berg will serve as the Music Director while Vince Lattanzio and Morgan Zalot of NBC will be emceeing the event.
Tickets can be purchased here: http://stars.covenanthousepa.org/purchase
WHEN: Monday, June 13, 2016
5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception (Media interviews are available, by request, from Covenant House personnel at this time)
7:00 p.m. - Showtime
9:30 p.m. - Dessert Reception with the Stars (Media interviews are available, by request, from select Stars at this time)
WHERE: Suzanne Roberts Theatre (one block south of the Kimmel Center)
480 South Broad Street
About Covenant House Pennsylvania
Established in Philadelphia in 1999, Covenant House Pennsylvania (CHPA) is the largest provider of services to homeless and runaway youth in the city. CHPA serves runaway, homeless, and trafficked youth, including mothers with children, through 21 years of age, working to help youth escape the streets and transition to a life with stable housing, a solid educational foundation, and sustained employment. CHPA also provides longer–term living accommodation and support for youth through 24 years of age. CHPA’s primary goal is to create a relationship with their kids based upon unconditional love and absolute respect. CHPA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information, please visit www.covenanthousepa.org.
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