Scott Nevins Present Return of “Sparkle:An All-star Holiday Concert” Benefiting the Actors Fund 12/6
Rick Miramontez / Philip Carrubba
For The Actors Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
THE STAR-STUDDED RETURN ENGAGEMENT OF
“SPARKLE: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY CONCERT”
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015
AT THE CUTTING ROOM
ONE NIGHT ONLY PERFORMANCE
TO BENEFIT THE ACTORS FUND
FEATURING TONY AND GRAMMY AWARD WINNER BILLY PORTER,
TONY AWARD NOMINEES STEPHANIE J. BLOCK, CHARL BROWN,
MAX VON ESSEN, ROBIN DE JESUS, AND MORE!
New York City – (November 4, 2015) Haul out the holly and put up the tree because Scott Nevins (one of the breakout stars of Bravo TV’s hit show, “The People’s Couch”) brings his star-studded holiday benefit SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert back to NYC for the 4th year in a row on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street). Featuring another high wattage, star power cast of performers from the worlds of Broadway, Television, Film and the music industry, this one night only extravaganza will benefit the programs and services of The Actors Fund (www.actorsfund.org). Seating is limited for this exclusive event and tickets will sell out quickly.
Currently scheduled to perform is the incomparable Tony® and Grammy® Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots, Grease), Tony® Award nominees Stephanie J. Block (The Pirate Queen, Wicked, 9-5), Max von Essen (An American in Paris, Evita, Les Miserables) and Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage aux Folles, Wicked). Also scheduled to appear from CBS’ hit show, “Madam Secretary,” and one of the stars of the Jersey Boys film, Erich Bergen, Olivier® Award winner currently staring on Broadway in Dames At Sea, Lesli Margherita (Matilda), two-time Drama Desk® Award nominee Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), Broadway’s Matt Doyle (Book of Mormon, Brooklynite, Warhorse), Nick Adams (Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, Wicked, A Chorus Line), Erin Quill (Avenue Q – Original Broadway Company), Shayna Steele (RENT, Hairspray, Jesus Christ Superstar), Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu), Jessica Keenan Wynn (Beautiful), Alysha Umphress (On The Town, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever), Julie Garnye (CATS, Hair: in Concert, Chess: in Concert), seven-time MAC Award Winning recording artist Natalie Douglas, a special performance by The Doo Wop Project featuring cast members from Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical including Tony® Awardnominee Charl Brown, and several more stars to be announced! (*Cast is subject to change and availability.)
The evening will once again be produced and hosted by TV Personality Scott Nevins (Bravo’s “The People’s Couch,” “truTV Presents: World’s Dumbest…”) with Benjamin Rauhala serving as the shows Music Director and Arranger.
“It’s always so thrilling for me to put together another group of incredibly talented friends to help get everyone into the spirit of the season while we raise money for this amazing organization that has done so much for so many within our own community” says Producer and Host Scott Nevins. “I love that Sparkle has become a holiday tradition for so many in the New York area, and that each year the show just gets bigger and better!”
General Admission Tickets for the show are $65 each; VIP Tickets (which include premium seating and a post-show VIP Meet & Greet) are $100 each
Doors open at 6:00pm. There is a $20 min per person as a full dinner and bar menu will be available. To purchase tickets or to get more information about the evening, please visit www.purplepass.com/SparkleNYC
ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone—performers and those behind the scenes—who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 21,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has been—for 133 years—a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit www.actorsfund.org.
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