Friday, February 6, 2015

Witches Night Off: Special Performance From WICKED Cast to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Joining Hearts

WITCHES’ NIGHT OFF” featuring Company Members of the Broadway National Tour, WICKED
with special guest performance by Tony and Grammy Award winner, JENNIFER HOLLIDAY

An evening benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Joining Hearts Inc. of Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA – Joining Hearts, Inc. and Members of the National Touring Company of WICKED will host “Witches’ Night Off,” an evening of song and dance at the Ferst Center for the Arts of the Georgia Institute of Technology on Monday, March 2nd.  The performance will begin at 7:30pm and also include a very special guest performance by Tony and Grammy award winner, Jennifer Holliday. The Ferst Center is located at 349 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332.  Net proceeds will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) and Joining Hearts, Inc.

Produced by company members of WICKED, the evening is an opportunity for them to step out of their roles in the musical and kick up their heels performing some of their favorite non-Ozian material. WITCHES’ NIGHT OFF (WNO) is an event that benefits both Broadway Cares and Joining Hearts, Inc.


WITCHES’ NIGHT OFF is part of an ongoing series of performances by the touring company to support charitable causes. The WICKED, Munchkinland Tour has raised over $2.8 million in donations for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and local AIDS service organizations all over the country.
VIP admission is $100, which includes a pre-show reception with Tony and Grammy Award winner, Jennifer Holliday and WICKED cast members, preferred seating, and a gift. Regular Admission tickets are also available for $35 and Student Tickets are $20 with a proper Student ID. All proceeds benefit BC/EFA and Joining Hearts, Inc. The purchase of event tickets is tax deductible. Please call (404) 894-9601 or visit www.ferstcenter.orgSpecial thanks to Georgia Institute of Technology and all sponsors.
This Monday night event will include LIVE auctions featuring opportunities to join the company backstage at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre. 

Live Auction items include:
- Watch the “GREENIFYING” of OZ’s most infamous lady. This experience includes a backstage tour plus 2 house seats for a performance of WICKED between Wednesday, March 4thand Saturday, March 7th.

Other exciting LIVE auction items include your chance to experience the MUSIC OF OZ like never before. Bid and win your chance to “Sit in the Pit” with the musicians who bring you the Grammy nominated music of WICKED. You will hear the show with so many intricacies you never knew existed.

The last and most rare of opportunities is your chance to win a WALK-ON ROLE in WICKED.This is a once in a lifetime experience…  be IN this Broadway blockbuster. You can win the chance to wear a Tony-Award Winning costume and be in three scenes of Broadway’s favorite musical.

WICKED will return to Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theater February 18- March 8th.  Tickets forWICKED start at $33 and are available by visiting foxtheatre.org/wicked, calling 1-855-285-8499, or visiting the Fox Theatre Box Office (660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308). Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000.

About Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS - Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fund raising and grant making organization. BC/EFA is the on-going, committed response from the American theater community to an urgent worldwide health crisis. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of this community, BC/EFA raises funds for AIDS-related causes across the United States. Since its founding in 1988, BC/EFA has raised over $150 million for critically needed services for people with AIDS, HIV, and other serious illnesses. www.broadwaycares.org

About Joining Hearts, Inc. - Joining Hearts, Inc., is a 501 (c)(3), all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing housing support to people living with HIV and AIDS in Atlanta. The mission of Joining Hearts is to raise awareness and funds to provide housing assistance to Atlanta 501(c)(3) nonprofit HIV/AIDS service organizations for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Generous support from our PatronsSponsorsHost Committee, and volunteers enables us to produce high-quality, entertaining annual events. Whether you enjoy spending the afternoon outside socializing with friends old and new, or you prefer dancing under the stars, our fundraisers are events everyone can enjoy while also supporting a great cause. In addition to donating 100% of ticket sales and tips from our main event, good financial management has enabled us to donate the money remaining after all production expenses are paid.


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