West End and Broadway stars unite for All That Jazz

Ute Lemper, David Hasselhoff, Sally Ann Triplett, Tony Hadley, Bonnie Langford join stars performing All That Jazz for charity.

Ute Lemper, David Hasselhoff, Sally Ann Triplett, Tony Hadley, Debbie Kurup, Bonnie Langford, Ian Kelsey and Michael Greco are among stars performing All That Jazz for charity.

MAD Trust All That Jazz

Stars of the West End and Broadway have united to perform All That Jazz from the musical Chicago to raise money for theatre charities.

More than 150 performers and musicians from past productions of the Kander & Ebb show appear in the eight-minute video, available to watch on YouTube.

It features stars that played the roles of Velma Kelly, Roxie Hart, Billy Flynn and Mama Morton including Ute Lemper, Sally Ann Triplett, Debbie Kurup, Bonnie Langford, Sue Kelvin, Ian Kelsey, Michael Greco, David Hasselhoff and Tony Hadley.

Marking the 24th anniversary of Chicago opening on Broadway, it has been produced by TheatreMAD for the Make a Difference Trust in partnership with Broadway Cares/Equity Fight Aids, supporting the Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund.

It is free to watch but viewers in the UK are asked to donate by texting “SUPPORT” to 70111 to donate £5 or to 70007 to donate £2, or they can donate any amount at www.madtrust.org.uk/covid

MAD Trust All That Jazz

The Make a Difference Trust has distributed over £1.6 million in grants to support individuals experiencing hardship across the UK. It has also provided over £2 million to support projects with its UK and international partners to relieve poverty, provide a safe environment and education for children and orphans affected by HIV and Aids and to secure the needs of the individual and the greater community as a whole.

The charity continues to raise much-needed funds to provide emergency relief for the theatre community during the current theatre shutdown.  The Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund supports performers, technicians, front-of-house staff, creatives, production staff, theatre administration and support staff.

 

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