Special guest Alex Newell, of Fox TV’s hit show Glee, joins The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus to present Can’t Stop the Beat at Lynn Auditorium at 3 City Square in Lynn on Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m. The event, presented by lead sponsors Lucia Lighting & Design and Eastern Bank, will benefit thirteen North Shore charities.
The public is invited to attend The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus celebration of gay pride with song, dance and video in their biggest production ever. The progress of triumphs of the LGBT movement can’t be stopped – and will be heard in toe tapping songs from Hairspray and music from Josh Groban, Whitney Houston and Dionne Warwick. Special guest Alex Newell returns to his hometown of Lynn to light up the stage with the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus. The community celebration is creating an air of excitement as the North Shore prepares to welcome hometown actor Alex Newell and the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, one of New England’s largest and most successful community-based choruses. Now in its 29th season, the 175-voice ensemble is celebrated for its outstanding musicianship, creative programming, and groundbreaking community outreach.
In anticipation of record crowds to enjoy the concert, Lucia Lighting & Design secured the Lynn Auditorium that seats over 2,000 and boasts ample and convenient parking.
“The Lynn Auditorium is thrilled to host the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus’s concert for the second time. We are excited and hope to sell out our 2122 seat house while galvanizing Lynn and surrounding communities in an effort to raise funds for local charities,” James Marsh, General Manager, Lynn Auditorium.
North Shore United Way sponsored charities benefiting from the event include: AIDS Action Committee, Children’s Law Center of MA, Boys and Girls Club of Lynn, Cerebral Palsy of Eastern MA, Family & Children’s Services , Girls, Inc., YMCA of Metro North, Gregg Neighborhood House, Straight Ahead Ministries, Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, RAW Artworks, Catholic Charities North and Camp Fire of the North Shore.
Eastern Bank, a corporate leader in supporting LGBT organizations and equality initiatives through generous financial assistance and progressive corporate practices, joins Lucia Lighting & Design as lead sponsors of this event. Sponsors to date include All Care VNA & Hospice, Boston Spirit Magazine, Daily Evening Item, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 47 Central Pub and Wayne Alarm.
“Lucia Lighting & Design is delighted to bring the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus to the community to showcase the talent of the Chorus and raise money for North Shore charities,” says Lucy Dearborn of Lucia Lighting & Design .Tickets are $20-70 each. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 781-599-SHOW (7469) or visit www.lynnauditorium.com