Watch Playbill’s Glimmer of Light Pride Concert Online Free June 24
Watch a virtual presentation of the Pride concert live from Playbill, Glow of light, online free from June 24. The event, which took place June 17 at Radial Park in Halletts Point, Queens, is available to stream above or on Playbill’s YouTube channel at 8 p.m. ET through June 30.
Presented by Cadillac, sponsored in part by GEICO, and Playbill Pride, Glow of light is Playbill’s first-ever live concert event where one hundred percent of in-person ticket sales were donated to benefit The Born This Way Foundation. Of these sales, more than $ 8,000 has already been donated to the foundation. Although the stream is free, donations are encouraged to support the foundation, which aims to build a kinder and braver world for young people.
Appearing on site were Blaine Alden Krauss, Brian Sims, DeMarius R. Copes, Dorinda Medley, Legacy BQPC (Ashton MuÃ±iz, Basit Shittu, Garrett Allen and Kyle Carrero Lopez), Marti Allen-Cummings, Max Crumm, Jan de RuPaul’s Drag Race, Sis, TomÃ¡s Matos and Josh Meredith, Chief of Staff of the Born This Way Foundation. Their performances were captured for this streaming presentation.
Neon Coven Members August, Bessie D. Smith, Brandon Alberto, Brandon Looney, Danielle Lussier, Hayley Moir, Jada Temple, Kelly McIntyre, Kim Hudman, Kim Onah, Lyric Danae, Mark Mauriello, Michelle Martinelli, Page Axelson, Peter Yang, Princess Lockerooo, Ryan Gregory Thurman, Sarah Lewandowski, Tony Lawrence Clements, Tweet and Zofia Weretka also took to the stage.
Virtually participating Ariana DeBose, nominated for Tony, Felicia Fitzpatrick, Jo Ellen Pellman, L Morgan Lee, Peppermint, Shakina Nayfack and several cast members of the Real housewives franchise, including Candiace Dillard Bassett, Dorinda Medley, Dr Tiffany Moon, Gina Kirschenheiter, Jackie Goldschneider, Margaret Josephs, Tamra Judge and Wendy Osefo.
Created by The Neon Coven (OSCAR at La Couronne, the next Jannifer’s body), the concert is a celebration of queer youth and adults and their allies while supporting the Born This Way Foundation’s initiatives to show kindness is cool, to break down the stigma surrounding mental health, and to validate emotions.
Glow of light is produced by Bryan Campione and Leonard Rodino. Created by The Neon Coven, the concert features original music and choreography by Andrew Barret Cox and is written by Mark Mauriello and conducted by Shira Milikowsky. Carla Troconis is the executive producer of The Neon Coven. The creative team includes stage manager Alfredo Macias, associate producer / showrunner Chris Fink, audio technician (A2) Tristan Fuge, lighting designer Andrew Garvis and show signal designer Jackson Alexander.
The virtual production of Glow of light has video editing by Avery Brooks and additional videography by Mortiz Theatricals. Overall video production was overseen by Playbill Video Production Director Roberto Araujo, with additional video editing support from Beatriz Bajuelos and sound support from GSI Studios.
Other concert sponsors include GSI Studios, HeadCount, Icelandic Water, Kevin Duda Productions, Moritz Theatricals, NYC Test and Trace Corps, Open Jar Studios, The Playbill Store, Popcornopolis, Radial Park, Thrill Communications, Unruly Hearts Initiative and VSCO.
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