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André De Shields, Chita Rivera, Ken Page, Len Cariou, Telly Leung, Kenita R. Miller and More Set for BROADWAY BACKWARDS on Mar. 21

André De Shields and Len Cariou are among the Broadway favorites set for #BroadwayBackwards on Mar. 21, 2016. Photo by Lia Chang

André De Shields and Len Cariou are among the Broadway favorites set for #BroadwayBackwards on Mar. 21, 2016. Photo by Lia Chang

Tony winner Julie White, a longtime supporter of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will host this year’s 11th edition of Broadway Backwards

Ken Page

Ken Page

(#broadwaybackwards) on Monday, March 21, at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC), home to the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots. The show begins at 8:00PM and is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits BC/EFA and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York.

Lesli Margherita, Telly Leung, Tony Sheldon and Chita Rivera.

Lesli Margherita, Telly Leung, Tony Sheldon and Chita Rivera.

The evening is set to include performances by Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera plus Broadway favorites André De Shields, Ken Page, Telly Leung, Nick Adams, Stephanie J. Block, Danielle Brooks, Tituss Burgess, Len Cariou, Josh Grisetti, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Laura Michelle Kelly, Eddie Korbich, Beth Malone, Lesli Margherita, Karen Mason, Kenita R. Miller, Brad Oscar, Krysta Rodriguez, Emily Skinner, Tony Sheldon, Ricky Ubeda, Treat Williams, Tony Yazbeck and Broadway trio Apollo Link. Performers subject to change.

Tickets for the event are available exclusively at broadwaycares.org or by calling 212.840.0770, ext. 229. VIP tickets include premium seats and a special post-show cocktail reception with the cast. A limited number of “Backstage & Beyond” tickets also are available, which include the opportunity to see the dress rehearsal, exclusive backstage access, a meet and greet with some of the stars of Broadway Backwards, premium seats for the show and more.

Broadway Backwards Creator Robert Bartley will again direct the show. Also returning are Mary-Mitchell Campbell as music supervisor and Tim Rosser as music director. Bartley, Al Blackstone,David Bushman, JoAnn Hunter and Adam Roberts will choreograph. Chris DeCamillis serves as production stage manager; Paul Miller is lightning designer, Matt Kraus is sound designer and Matthew J. Kilgore is costume designer.

Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang is an award-winning filmmaker, a Best Actress nominee, a photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek, which will screen at The Women’s Film Festival 2016 in Philadelphia on March 13th and the Disorient Film Festival in Eugene Oregon in April. She is profiled in Examiner.comJade Magazine and Playbill.com.

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