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Broadway for Hillary: Watched live for free!

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Renee Elise Goldsberry sang a song from Hamilton, “The World Was Wide Enough” at Monday night’s Broadway for Hillary fundraiser at Broadway’s St. James Theater, rewritten especially for the occasion.

Joel Grey sang “Cabaret,” Josh Groban “Over the Rainbow,” Andrea McArdle sang “Tomorrow” in duet with Sarah Jessica Parker, who also sang “Been A Long Day” with her  husband Matthew Broderick and Victoria Clark.Angela Bassett recited Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a woman?” speech

“Our goal tonight is simple: We have to raise more money than Donald Trump lost in 1995,” MC Billy Crystal said at the evening’s outset. The 1,700 who attended bought more than $2.3 million in tickets for Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president, while many more watched for free, via live stream, as Julia Roberts,  Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris, Helen Mirren et al declared themselves …with her.

 

Act I Screenshots:

Act II Screenshots:

STRONGER TOGETHER – SET LIST

PERFORMANCES:

“HILLARY TONIGHT” – Billy Crystal & Adult Chorus

“OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING” – Hugh Jackman

“WILKOMMEN/CABARET” – Joel Grey & Sienna Miller

“BEEN A LONG DAY” – Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker & Victoria Clark

“WHILE I HAVE THE FLOOR”– Ayodele Casel (tap dance)

“BRAVE” – Sara Bareilles

“ORIGIN OF LOVE” – Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Naomi Jones & Stephen Trask (ballet dancers: Stella Abrera, Leanne Cope, Marcelo Gomes, Clifford Williams)

“NO ONE IS ALONE” Reprise – Emily Blunt

“CHILDREN WILL LISTEN” – Bernadette Peters & Children’s Chorus

“CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN” – Barbra Streisand & Jamie Fox (video)

“GET HAPPY / HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN”- Anne Hathaway & Kelli O’Hara

“FOR GOOD” – Stephen Schwartz & Kelli O’Hara

“IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE” – Jon Hamm & Jake Gyllenhaal

“TOMORROW” – Sarah Jessica Parker & Andrea McArdle

“OVER THE RAINBOW” – Josh Groban

“THE WORLD WAS WIDE ENOUGH” (rewrite from Hamilton) – Lin-Manuel Miranda & Renée Elise Goldsberry

“BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC” – Cynthia Erivo, Adult and Kids’ Chorus, full company

MONOLOGUES & SPEECHES:

Alan Cumming

Angela Bassett

Ansel Elgort

Chelsea Clinton

Helen Mirren

Julia Roberts

Lena Dunham

Neil Patrick Harris

Sarah Jones

Sarah Paulson

Uzo Aduba

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About New York Theater
Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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