Virtual Concert to Benefit The Actors Fund

Grab a drink, sit down and enjoy a virtual concert celebrating the music of legendary singer Neil Sedaka streaming on June 20th and 21st at 7pm EDT / 4pm PDT. This special performance will benefit The Actors Fund Covid-19 Relief efforts.

Neil Sedaka will lead off the concert with a special, introductory message from his home, before “Steppin Forward Virtually to Celebrate the Music of the Legendary Neil Sedaka” begins. This special event is presented by Robert R. Blume/Step Forward Entertainment and Pat Labez, in cooperation with both Neil Sedaka Music and The Actors Fund.

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Not only is Sedaka a singer, but a songwriter, composer, pianist and author. His impressive 60-year career ranges from being one of the first teen pop sensations of the 1950s, a tunesmith for himself and other artists in the 1960s, an international superstar in the 1970s, remaining a constant force in writing and performing presently.

The host of the virtual event is Krystin Goodwin, TV/Film actress and Fox reporter covering Entertainment and Trending News on Sirius XM Radio.

An international array of artists performing in the concert include a Lucille Lortel Award winner, a Drama Desk nominee, a Billboard chart album jazz pianist, recording artists, award-winning cabaret artists and Network TV / Film actors. In order of appearance, with the song they will be performing, are Renn Woods (You Mean Everything To Me), Justin Senense (I Go Ape), Paola Morales (The Immigrant), Denise Kara (Calendar Girl), Soara-Joye Ross (The Hungry Years), Xiaoqing (Mao) Zhang (Stupid Cupid), Emma Campbell (My Friend), Nina Martinez (Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen), Kea Chan (Where The Boys Are), Kayla Merrow (The Diary), Mitch Week (Rosemary Blue), Pat Labez (Run Samson Run), Anthony Salvador Lewis (Breaking Up Is Hard To Do), Gloria Papin (Solitaire), Marissa Mulder and Jon Weber (Love Will Keep Us Together).

Music is written by Neil Sedaka with either Howard Greenfield or Phil Cody, and this virtual concert, presented free of charge, and will be streamed on broadwayworld.com.

This musical event will also be available on other platforms including YouTube and Facebook Live. Optional donations can be made to benefit The Actors Fund.

For those who miss the June 20 and June 21 performance, it will be repeated on Thursday, June 25th at 10pm EDT, 7pm PDT.

To watch, plus a virtual program on the performers, visit www.steppinforwardnyc.com. 

 

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