“This is Halloween! Halloween! Halloween!” And this is the event to watch on Halloween night. Broadway stars will lend their voices to a one night only benefit concert presentation of the classic Halloween film The Nightmare Before Christmas. Hosted by Tony award winning Broadway star James Monroe Iglehart, who played Genie in Aladdin, the event will benefit The Actors Fund and Lymphoma Research Foundation.
The cast includes Rafael Casal (Blindspotting) as Jack, Adrienne Warren (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) as Sally, Iglehart as Oogie Boogie, Danny Burstein (Moulin Rouge!) as Santa, Nik Walker (Hamilton) as Lock, Leslie Margherita (Matilda) as Shock, and Rob McClure (Beetlejuice) as Barrel. Also joining in are Kathryn Allison, Jenni Barber, Erin Elizabeth Clemons, Fergie L. Philippe, Jawan M. Jackson, and Brian Gonzales. The cast will use their imaginations and household items to bring the story to life! Check out the trailer for the concert interpretation below.
The pay-per-view online event will stream on The Actors Fund Vimeo Channel on Saturday, October 31 at 7 p.m. ET. Tickets are already one sale here for just $4.99, so grab yours, don your Halloween costumes, and cozy up for a magically musical evening!