Cabaret star and actress KT Sullivan (artistic director of the Mabel Mercer Foundation, Broadway revivals of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and The Threepenny Opera), Broadway’s Megan McGinnis (Little Women, Beauty and the Beast, Les Miz, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Side Show and Parade, created the lead role in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs, Sense and Sensibility), and Adam Halpin (Broadway’s Glory Days, national tours of Kinky Boots and Rent, lead role in Daddy Long Legs), lend their immense talents in support of this year’s Robin’s Nest, a benefit for Helpusadopt.org, Monday, September 19, 7 pm. at The Laurie Beechman Theatre.
Featured guests also include: Arthur L. Ross (Broadway and national tour of Elf) and Isaiah Feil-Sharp, student at Professional Performing Arts High School at Rosie’s Kids Musical Theatre Program.
Hosted by Helpusadopt.org board member, Robin Westle, this will be the 8th edition of Robin’s Nest, a concert series created to benefit helpusadopt.org. Many of the performers have a strong connection to adoption and are able to share how adoption has touched their lives during on-stage interviews with the Robin’s Nest host and/or spoken sections during the evening. Past events have included such performers as Karen Akers, Craig Schulman, Jessica Grové, and Carole Demas.
Robin’s Nest is directed by 6 -time MAC Award winner Eric Michael Gillett (Broadway revival of Kiss Me Kate, Sweet Smell of Success, The Frogs). This edition of Robin’s Nest is musical directed by Andrew David Sotomayor and Owen Yost is on bass.
For show reservations, visit their website: http://www.westbankcafe.com, or contact Ovation Ticketing Service at 212.352.3101. The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located at the West Bank Cafe/407 W. 42nd Street (Between 9th and 10th Aves/NYC). There is a $25 cover charge and a $20 food/drink minimum.
HelpUsAdopt.org, founded in 2007, is a national 501c3 adoption grant program. The organization is the only one of its kind in the United States that embodies all of the following criteria: Awards large life-changing and problem-solving grants of up to $15,000 that help families complete their adoptions, supports all types of families (married couples, single parent and LGBT families), all types of adoptions (domestic, international, foster care), all types of religions without requiring a statement of faith and does not charge applicants to apply.
Helpusadopt.org’s average grant is approximately $8,500 and since the organization’s launch in 2007, Helpusadopt.org has helped to build more than 175 families by awarding over $1,500,000 in total adoption grants. For more information, please see their website at www.Helpusadopt.org.