As they did when they made their last stop at National Theatre, the talented Jersey Boys cast are holding a benefit concert called Rock Like a Man on Monday, November 28th at 7:30 PM at DC Improv – 1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC – to support Food & Friends and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Tickets are $50. Seating is General Admission.
Here’s a description from DC Improv’s website:
This one-night-only-event will feature the men and women of the 1st National Tour of JERSEY BOYS performing in a benefit concert “Rock Like a Man 50’s-60’s Edition”. Join us for a night featuring music by The Everly Brothers, The Beatles, The Crystals, and many others plus a silent and live auction featuring a chance to win a Walk-on ole, and a go behind the scenes of Jersey Boys with a private backstage tour. All proceeds from this event goes to Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS and Food & Friends.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and The DC Improv will be serving a full dinner menu.
The concert, tabbed Rock Like A Man, will feature cast members singing hits from the fifties and sixties. The company will also auction off an opportunity to appear live in the DC production of Jersey Boys, a private backstage tour of the production, and lunch with the lead performers.
All proceeds from the event will go to the two charities.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is a 24-year-old charity which has over the years given nearly $125 million in grants to fight AIDS.
Food & Friends helps people with serious illnesses by feeding them and giving them nutritional counseling.
Cocktails begin at 6.30 at the D.C. Improv, 1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Pre-concert eats are also available.
Tickets: Purchase tickets online, or by calling (202) 296-7008.
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