JIM BRICKMAN’S NEW HOLIDAY ALBUM “BRICKMAN FOR BROADWAY CHRISTMAS” TO BENEFIT THE ACTORS FUND
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
THE ACTORS FUND
WITH A NEW HOLIDAY ALBUM
BRICKMAN FOR BROADWAY CHRISTMAS
AND A LIVE VIRTUAL CONCERT ON
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2020 AT 8 PM ET
ALBUM AND TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT
New York, NY (October 19, 2020) – The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman will be taking the nation by storm this holiday season with Brickman for Broadway Christmas Live. All proceeds from the virtual concert on November 28 at 8 pm ET and the album sales will benefit The Actors Fund. Broadway fans and their families can enjoy this unique virtual concert experience from the comfort of home, while supporting The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief efforts. Click here to pre-order Brickman for Broadway Christmas (including the Brickman on Broadway limited edition) albums ($29.99). Click here to for tickets to the Brickman for Broadway Christmas Live November 28 virtual concert (ticket packages start at $20).
The Brickman for Broadway Christmas album features sensational performances from Megan Hilty, Santino Fontana, Kelli O’Hara, Norm Lewis, Adrienne Warren, Shoshana Bean, Max von Essen, Sierra Boggess and Matt Doyle and celebrates the season with soaring vocals, and a merry and bright holiday spirit.
“Recording duets with Broadway stars has always been on my career bucket list,” said Jim Brickman. “The Brickman for Broadway Christmas project to benefit The Actors Fund was a perfect opportunity to record my songs with theater’s best, and to raise money for such a worthy cause during this challenging time in the world. And to hear such phenomenal singers bring these songs to life was a thrill.”
The album is a 2-CD set featuring some of Broadway’s best songs, including “You Will Be Found”, “It’s Quiet Uptown”, “For Good”, “True Love” and 12 more.
Brickman will bring his November 28 live virtual concert experience up close and personal for supporters of The Actors Fund by blending yuletide memories and holiday carols. Scheduled to appear with Jim Brickman are Kelli O’Hara, Matt Doyle, Adrienne Warren, Max von Essen, Shoshana Bean, Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, Wayne Brady and more. Brickman will warm the hearts of all as sweet sounds of faith and love make spirits bright, bringing family and friends together for anything but a silent night.
The Jim Brickman’s Christmas tradition continues, with a front row experience like never before.
Brickman for Broadway Christmas ticket packages start at $20 for the Live Virtual Concert. Additional packages available include an Interactive Zoom Room and After Show Party with Jim, and a stocking of gifts delivered to your door.
THE ACTORS FUND
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.
Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances, have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music. The hit-making songwriter is the best-selling solo pianist of our time, earning 22 Number One albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles. He’s garnered two Grammy nominations and is a member of Pandora’s “2 Billion Spins” Club. Born in Cleveland, Ohio Brickman is one of pop-music’s most fascinating success stories. He jumped from a career as a jingle writer of famous tunes for advertising, to reviving the romantic standard of the popular song. His first album release was 1995’s No Words, and he’s gone on to sell ten million albums worldwide. Most recently, Jim released his 25th Anniversary Album where Brickman Sings Brickman and Soothe Christmas. He also hosts a weekly podcast the Brickman Bedtime Story, which focuses on inspirational stories, special guests and ways to calm and chill at bedtime on Pandora, Apple Music, Spotify and Facebook LIVE.
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