Aladdin‘s Telly Leung and Miss Saigon‘s Billy Bustamante are presenting SHOW/SWAP, a benefit evening of music featuring cast members from Miss Saigon and Aladdin- on Sunday, August 20 at 8:00 PM at The Green Room 42 at Yotel (570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street, Fourth Floor). The show has a $40 cover with no minimum. VIP tickets, including preferred seating and and a signed poster, are $75. Tickets and information are at OvationTix.
Two of the most diverse casts on Broadway will come together for one night only to swap songs, sing show tunes, and raise money for a friend in need. The cast of Miss Saigon will tackle songs by Alan Menken and the cast of Disney’s Aladdin will belt out the hit tunes of Boublil & Schönberg. Expect to hear hits from Miss Saigon, Aladdin, Les Miserables, Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, and more.
Leung and Bustamante will be joined by Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, Courtney Reed, Carol Angeli, Kathryn Allison, Tia Altinay, Emily Bautista, Steel Burkhardt, Mike Cannon, Lauryn Ciardullo, Katie Rose Clarke, Juwan Crawley, Graham Scott Flemming, Gaby Gamache, Brian Gonzalez, Dan Horn, Devin Ilaw, Lina Lee, Dorcas Leung, Paul Miller, Robert Pendilla, Elias Ruperto, Ariel Reid, Don Darryl Rivera, Trent Saunders, Angelo Soriano, Liana St. Ana, Kimmy Truong, Travis Ward-Osborne, Trent Saunders, Katie Terza, Deonte L. Warren, Paige Williams, Deonte L. Warren.
SHOW/SWAP is a benefit and all proceeds will go towards the medical expenses for Jonathan Wotell, husband of Adam Kaokept (original cast of Aladdin; currently in Miss Saigon) who was paralyzed in a hit-and-run incident. For more information on how you can help, go to www.youcaring.com/adamkaokept-875127.
THE GREEN ROOM 42 is an immersive 120-seat state-of-the-art entertainment venue in the heart of the Theater District that allows audiences to see their favorite performers up close and personal in a modern, urban environment. The intimate room is outfitted with an elevated 21 foot stage, Yamaha Grand Piano and high-tech sound system. Leather banquettes lining the walls and tables in the center draw the audience to the edge of the stage. The banquettes are tagged with graffiti art by Chef Gabriel Israel (an accomplished graffiti and tattoo artist as well as chef). Tickets for performances are a wallet friendly $35-$45 and there are no food or beverage minimums or prix-fixes.