The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway announced today additional cast members, playwrights, and directors for its anticipated annual production at American Airlines Theater on November 14, 2016.
The intensive theatrical endeavor brings together distinguished professionals from across the nation’s entertainment industry to write, direct, and perform six original plays within 24 hours.
Proceeds from the one-night-only performance will benefit the Company’s program supporting theater professionals 25 and under-The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals.
New cast members include: Daveed Diggs (Hamilton); Jenna Ushkowitz (Glee); Tracie Thoms (Rent); Paul Schneider (Parks and Recreation); Raúl Castillo (Looking); Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show);Olivia Washington (The Butler); Russell Jones (Ruined); Julie White (The Little Dog Laughed); Anson Mount (Hell on Wheels); and Ukweli Roach (Blindspot). In addition, The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway also announced, for the first time, the directors who will participate in the event: Dick Scanlan, Carolyn Cantor, Patricia McGregor, Elena Araoz and Lee Sunday Evans. Christopher Oscar Peña will also join as one of the six playwrights for the evening.
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More than 60 of your favorite stars of stage and television will come together for one unforgettable day to appear Sunday, September 25, 2016, at the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Beloved Broadway and TV favorites from past, current and future shows will gather at the Autograph Table and Photo Booth on the deck of Junior’s restaurant, at Shubert Alley and West 45th Street, to meet and take photos with fans from 11 am to 3 pm.
Among the special guests scheduled to appear are top-requested favorites Michael Arden, Carolee Carmello, Corey Cott, Robert Fairchild, Ann Harada, Judy Kaye, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kara Lindsay, Rebecca Luker, Marin Mazzie, Andy Mientus, Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Page, Alice Ripley, and Adrienne Warren.
Those set to join the Autograph Table and Photo Booth who are currently lighting up the Great White Way include Alex Brightman, Danny Burstein, Haven Burton, Leanne Cope, Jason Danieley, Jennifer DiNoia, Jordan Donica, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ali Ewoldt, Aaron C. Finley, Drew Gehling, Josh Grisetti, Heather Headley, Ben Jacoby, Jessica Keenan-Wynn, Chilina Kennedy, Leslie Kritzer, Jeremy Kushnier, Lexi Lawson, Lesli Margherita, Rob McClure, Melanie Moore, James Monroe Iglehart, Rory O’Malley, Christopher John O’Neill, Brad Oscar, Courtney Reed, Jelani Remy, Nic Rouleau, Carrie St. Louis, Jenna Ushkowitz, Ana Villafañe, and Max von Essen.
Jenna Ushkowitz stops by to chat about joining the cast of “Waitress The Musical,” her new single and her “Infinite Positivities” podcast.
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