The Actors Fund's global variety show, Rise Up With Arts, will broadcast virtually, live on World Theatre Day, Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 2:30 PM EST.
Founders and co-creators Anya Garnis and Pasha Kovalev created this special evening to help support the industry through dance, singing, and inspirational stories. All proceeds from the virtual show will benefit The Actors Fund and The Theatre Support Fund+.
Rise Up With Arts will include dance performances from stars of Strictly Come Dancing, So You Think You Can Dance, and Dancing with the Stars as well as cast members from Chicago, Rock of Ages and Moulin Rouge! The Musical. The show will also include appearances and performances byLisa Riley,John Logan,Duncan James,Kevin Clifton,Don Black OBE,Brian May & Kerry Ellis,Pasha Kovalev,Sadeck Waff,Stacey Haynes,Patricia Ward Kelly,Robyn Hurder,Aaron Tveit,Dominic “D-trix” Sandoval,Ricky Rojas,Desi Valentine,Lisa-Marie Holmes,Benny Benck III,Robin Windsor,Jim Caruso,Arlene Phillips,Matt Croke,Dante Culcuy,Paula Duarte,Thomas Duern,Pearce Barron,Luka Bayer,Lukas Piquero,Idriss Kargbo,Carl Mullaney,Rebecca Selley,Anna Kumble,Anya Garnis,and more.
Tickets are $26.47 and are available at www.riseupwitharts.com. Proceeds from the event will be donated to both The Theatre Support Fund+ in the U.K. and The Actors Fund in the U.S. to support artists in these difficult times. The event will be live streamed via Zoom. Replays will be available for 48 hours.