(Beverly Hills, CA July 13) United FORlando, an evening concert and conversation presented by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Los Angeles LGBT Center in memory and support of the victims of the recent tragedy at Pulse nightclub, will close the evening tribute with a sing-along performance of Broadway For Orlando’s What the World Needs Now is Love. Special guests leading the sing-along include actress Kristen Bell (Frozen), actress Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray) and singer/musician Our Lady J.
The evening concert—on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis—includes special musical performances by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles and the cast of the acclaimed play Hit The Wall by Ike Holter. Actor, writer and director Tajamika Paxton will join Kate Kendell of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Darrel Cummings of the Los Angeles LGBT Center for the conversation “After Orlando: Reflections and Where We Go From Here,” moderated by actor and activist Wilson Cruz. Single tickets are now available for purchase for $25 – $45 with net proceeds from the concert benefiting the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida (The Center). Any additional donations secured will also be donated in their entirety to The GLBT Community Center of Central Florida.
Broadway For Orlando’s What the World Needs Now is Love recording—created to honor the victims and those wounded in the Orlando tragedy at Pulse nightclub and aid the surrounding community—is produced by Broadway Records, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley. What the World Needs Now was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. The original Broadway For Orlando recording can be purchased on iTunes with 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the song to benefit The GLBT Community Center of Central Florida.
Single tickets for United FORlando are now available for $25 – $45. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit TheWallis.org, call 310.746.4000, or stop by in person at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Ticket Services located at 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Ticket prices subject to change.
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Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Single tickets:$25 – $45 (net proceeds from the concert and any additional donations secured in their entirety to benefit the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida).
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Bram Goldsmith Theater
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210
Online – TheWallis.org
By Phone – 310.746.4000
Box Office – Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210