Lyrics for Life, hosted by Mackenzie Ziegler ("Dance Moms") and Casey Simpson (Nickelodeon's "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn")
Held on World Suicide Prevention Day, the event aims to raise awareness for suicide prevention and mental health. Proceeds will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the nation's largest non-profit dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
Lyrics for Life features a cast of over 120+ young performers under the age of twenty-five, from Broadway, TV, film, singer/songwriters and award-winning dancers. Performers include Oona Laurence (Matilda, Disney's Pete's Dragon), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago), Samaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Christie Kim (The King & I), Erich Schuett (The Sound of Music), Sophie Knapp (Once), Abbey Rose Gould (Les Miserables), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music Live!), Julianna Rigoglioso (Mary Poppins), Caitlyn Kops (The Grinch), Madison Mullahey (Shrek, Mary Poppins), Ben Krieger (The Sound of Music, Pippin), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Frenie Acoba (Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (School of Rock), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Stephen Sayegh (Pippin), Theodora Silverman (Once), and many more!
Directed by Laura Luc, the event is accompanied and music directed by Sinai Tabak. David Maglione and Jeorgi Smith assist.
For more information, visit www.LyricsforLifeNYC.com