The former ‘Glee’ co-stars are scheduled to team up for a one-night benefit concert with a number of Broadway stars at the Imperial Theatre in New York.
AceShowbiz –Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele are reuniting with their original castmates from hit musical “Spring Awakening” for a one-night benefit concert.
They’ll be joined by John Gallagher, Jr., Skylar Austin, Lauren Pritchard, original director Michael Mayer, and other stars from the Tony-winning 2006 Broadway production for a one-night-only concert benefitting The Actors Fund on 15 November (21) at New York’s Imperial Theatre.
“The chance to reunite our remarkable cast 15 years after their first Broadway performance of Steven Sater, Duncan Sheik, and Michael Mayer’s gorgeous show, is a beautiful and thrilling idea,” said original producers Tom Hulce and Ira Pittleman in a joint statement.
“I think all of us are looking forward to revisiting our younger selves, even for just one night, and we are truly grateful to Jonathan Groff, Lauren Pritchard and the entire cast for reaching out and making this all come together.”
“We’re so grateful to Ira, Tom, the Shubert Organization, Steven, Duncan and everyone involved in the one-night-only Spring Awakening reunion,” added Actors Fund chairman of the board Brian Stokes Mitchell.
“We can’t wait for fans old and new to experience this powerful musical, all while supporting The Actors Fund.”
The coming-of-age rock musical swept the 2007 Tony Awards, scooping eight gongs including Best Musical, Best Direction, Best Book, Best Score and Best Featured Actor for Gallagher.
The full concert line up will include Gerard Canonico, Lilli Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, Christine Eastbrook, Gideon Glick, Robert Hager, Brian Johnson, Krysta Rodriguez, Stephen Spinella, Phoebe Strole, Jonny B. Wright, and Remy Zaken.
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