I Put a Spell on You, the annual sold-out Halloween concert-meets-party, will play online this year on Thursday, October 29, 2020, in a fully produced spectacle streaming at 8 pm Eastern.
The virtual Halloween show, presented by Con Limón Productions and Jay Armstrong Johnson, will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the free stream of I Put a Spell on You: The Sanderson Sisters Break the Internet at broadwaycares.org/spell.
The annual show is a spoof of and tribute to the beloved cult classic movie Hocus Pocus. According to the press release, this year’s COVID-safe digital film is not your average stream: it’s complete with larger-than-life performances and choreography, over-the-top costumes and makeup, unmatched production value and a healthy dose of Broadway magic.
Johnson returns as Winifred Sanderson with Allison Robinson and Amanda Williams Ware as sisters Sarah and Mary. Broadway stars joining their adventure are Nick Rashad Burroughs, Drew Gehling, J. Harrison Ghee, Todrick Hall, Robyn Hurder, Julia Mattison, Eva Noblezada, Ahmad Simmons and Will Swenson. Special guests also include drag favorites Bob The Drag Queen, Kizha Carr, Marti Gould Cummings, Peachez and Alexis Michelle.
Rounding out the cast are Skizzo Arnedillo Arteaga, Brittany Bohn, Hayden Clifton, Tyler Eisenreich, Taurean Everett, Allison Griffith, Gabriel Hyman, Karma Jenkins, Erin Kei, Sarah Kleist, Kourtni Lind-Watson, Danny Marin, Ilda Mason, Jennifer Reed, Alanna Saunders, Claire Saunders, Heath Saunders, Cassy Surianello and Michael Sylvester.
The stream of I Put a Spell on You is free and donations will be accepted for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Every dollar donated will help those across the country affected by HIV/AIDS, COVID-19 and other critical illnesses receive healthy meals, lifesaving medication, emergency financial assistance, housing, counseling and more. The donations also support and champion organizations focused on social justice and anti-racism.