Remarkably Mark #37
#37: Rags, the 4th Annual World AIDS Day Concert
I was blessed to be invited to a special rehearsal of Rags, the legendary musical by Joseph Stein, Charles Strouse, and Stephen Schwartz. These legends of the Broadway community are responsible for some of the greatest shows, including Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba, Bye Bye Birdie, Annie, Pippin, Godspell,and Wicked. I interview all three, as well as stars Carolee Carmello (Parade, Lestat and Mamma Mia) and her husband Gregg Edelman (Wonderful Town, Passion, Into the Woods), and Carol Di Paolo of the Joey Di Paolo AIDS Foundation.
Rags, directed by Stafford Arima and produced by Jamie McGonnigal, will be performed in concert on Dec 11th at the Nokia Theatre on Broadway as a benefit for the Joey Di Paolo AIDS Foundation, which serves youth with HIV and AIDS by sponsoring Camp TLC and other projects to enrich their lives. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com, and more information can be found at www.worldaidsdayconcert.org, or at www.jdaf.org
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