Mark your calendars, Broadway fans! Disney on Broadway is streaming its special Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert Monday, April 13th at 7 pm ET.
The special one-night-only will be benefitting the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund.
The live stream will be hosted by Disney Channel’s Liv and Maddie star Ryan McCartan, who will be broadcasting live from his basement at home. He will also be interviewing other Disney on Broadway stars who will be video chatting in with him as we all stay home and do our part to mitigate the spread of the current health crisis pandemic.
McCartan took to social media to announce the special event. The Broadway Cares Instagram page shared a video of Ryan. You can see it below:
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Big news from @frozenbroadway’s @mccarya! Celebrating 25 Magical Years of @disneyonbroadway, hosted by Ryan from his family's basement, will be streamed at 7 pm Eastern on Monday, April 13, 2020, to raise money for @bcefa’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. Watch it on our website, our Facebook Page, and our YouTube Channel. And donate at broadwaycares.org/help2020. #DisneyOnBroadway
Ryan McCartan Hosts Stream of Disney on Broadway Anniversary Concert
Big news from @frozenbroadway’s @mccarya! Celebrating 25 Magical Years of @disneyonbroadway, hosted by Ryan from his family’s basement, will be streamed at 7 pm Eastern on Monday, April 13, 2020, to raise money for @bcefa’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. Watch it on our website, our Facebook Page, and our YouTube Channel. And donate at broadwaycares.org/help2020. #DisneyOnBroadway
Last November, the event took place at the New Amsterdam Theatre, featured a cast of 79 performers and a 15-piece onstage orchestra. The successful celebration raised $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!
Here’s the lineup to look forward to:
…Performances from Jelani Alladin (Hercules), Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, School of Rock – The Musical), Christian Borle (Little Shop of Horrors, Mary Poppins), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Kerry Butler (Beetlejuice, Beauty and the Beast), Lauryn Ciardullo (Aladdin), Gavin Creel (Hello, Dolly!, Waitress), Merle Dandridge (Tarzan, Aida), Lindiwe Dlamini (The Lion King), Bongi Duma (The Lion King), Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast), Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Bradley Gibson (The Lion King), Whoopi Goldberg (TV’s The View), Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, Aida), April Holloway (Aladdin), James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton), Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Ramona Keller (Hercules), Nina Lafarga (Frozen), Tamika Lawrence (Hercules, Come From Away), Norm Lewis (Once on This Island, The Little Mermaid), Kara Lindsay (Newsies, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical), Tshidi Manye (The Lion King), Sbusiso Ngema (The Lion King), Ashley Park (Mean Girls, Grand Horizons), Adam Pascal (Rent), Krysta Rodriguez (Hercules), Michael James Scott (Aladdin), Sherie Rene Scott (The Little Mermaid), Kissy Simmons (The Lion King), Josh Strickland (Tarzan), Katie Terza (Aladdin), Marisha Wallace (Aladdin, Something Rotten!), Rema Webb (Hercules, The Lion King), Alton Fitzgerald White (The Lion King) and Syndee Winters (Hamilton, The Lion King).
Earlier this year, ITM had the opportunity to interview two of these Disney on Broadway stars during their visit to the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts at the Walt Disney World Resort. Check out that video below!
For more information and to make a donation, visit broadwaycares.org/help2020.