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[title of show] Benefit

April 20th, 7:30pm

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Stagebrush Theatre (7020 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ, 85251)

A one night only benefit performance of the Tony nominated hit musical, [title of show]. 100% of the proceeds will go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS a nonprofit fundraising and grant-making organization. BC/EFA grants more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations and social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and the Stage Managers’ Project.  [title of show] features Valley natives Lucas Coatney, Lynzee Foreman, Jenny Hintze and Seth Tucker joined by Ashley Stults on the creative team!

[title of show] follows two guys who decide to write a completely original musical starring themselves and their attractive and talented ladyfriends. Their musical, [title of show], gets into a musical theatre festival, and becomes a hit. Then it gets an off-Broadway production! Then (drumroll if you've got a drum) it's announced that their musical is going to Broadway (hooray!)! The New York Times called [title of show] "DELECTABLE ENTERTAINMENT! A postmodern homage to the grand tradition of backstage musicals like Kiss Me, Kate and A Chorus Line.” A laugh out loud musical for both theatre nerds and regular nerds alike. Come out and support a great cause while this hilarious cast makes you giggle all night. Produced by Acting Up Series (www.actingupseries.com) in association with Actor’s Equity Association and Theatre Authority Clearance.

Running time: 90 minutes no intermission                    Adult warning: Mature language

Stage Manager: Samantha Monson, Lighting Design:  Dale Nakagawa, Sound Design: Peter Bish. [title of show] is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: http://www.rnh.com. Book by Hunter Bell, Music & Lyrics by Jeff Bowen.

Lucas Coatney (Jeff)- 

 

 

 

 

Lynzee Foreman (Susan)- Lynzee has been Directing, Choreographing, and Performing in the valley for several years. Past roles include: Erma in Anything Goes ( Phoenix Theatre), Pippi in Great American Trailer Park Musical, Lina Lamont in Singin In the Rain (Arizona Broadway Theatre, Maureen in RENT (Nearly Naked Theatre) She has won the ariZoni award for Choreography for her work on Once on This Island and CATS both at Spotlight Youth Theatre. She would like to give a big shout out to Seth and also Broadway Cares.

Jenny Hintze (Heidi)- Phoenix Theatre: The Magic Books (TYA), Mary Poppins, Les Miserables, Pippin, Rent, Our Town (Emily/BroadwayWorld Phoenix Award), S'Wonderful, Gypsy (Louise/AriZoni nomination), Dream A Little Dream, Nine, Hairspray, All The More To Love, Curtains, Company, The Full Monty, Crazy For You (Polly/AriZoni nomination), Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Best Little Whorehouse...,  A Chorus Line, and Swing! (AriZoni nomination). Crumbs from the Table of Joy, (BTT), A Christmas Carol  (ATP), Little Shop of Horrors (MET), The Quiltmaker's Gift (Cookie Company), Nunsense, Brigadoon (ABT), Assassins (LOT). Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from ASU. Represented by Leighton Agency. Love to Marshall and Scarlet.

Seth Tucker (Hunter)- a native Arizonian and graduate of ASU (Business & Music) now lives in NYC and is thrilled to be back performing for such a great cause! Most recently seen Off-Broadway in Pageant: The Musical he can also be heard on the cast album! Favorite AZ credits: Spelling Bee at Phoenix Theatre (Coneybear, Arizoni Award), Forever Plaid at Arizona Broadway Theatre (Jinx) and Parade at Mesa Outback (Leo Frank, AriZoni nom.). As a playwright Seth’s show Our Kiki: A Gay Farce premiered at NY Fringe and is currently performing at ASU! Thanks to this great cast, his supportive family and everyone who donated their time and money to BC/EFA.

Ashley Stults (Choreographer/ Asst. Director)- 

 

 

 

 

Mark Foreman (Music Director/ Larry)- 

Earlier Event: April 4
Bad Words for a Good Cause