Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical Raises $1.9 Million for The Actors Fund

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Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical Raises $1.9 Million for The Actors Fund

The streaming event starred Tituss Burgess, Andrew Barth Feldman, Ashley Park, and more Broadway favorites.

That’s a lot of cheese: The streaming production of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical has raised $1.9 million for The Actors Fund, supporting theatre workers via various grants and programs to keep people financially secure and healthy.

The organization offered more than $18 million in relief to over 15,000 people last year, according to Variety, as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the industry. As it stands, Broadway is set to reopen June 1 this year at the earliest. As recently reported, Dr. Anthony Fauci told a panel January 11 that theatres will likely open in the fall.

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<p>The musical, presented by Seaview Productions and directed by <i>Six</i> co-creator Lucy Moss, starred <a data-cms-ai=Tituss Burgess as Remy, Andrew Barth Feldman as Linguini, and Ashley Park as Colette. Rounding out the cast were Wayne Brady as Django, Kevin Chamberlin as Gusteau, André De Shields as Ego, Adam Lambert as Emile, Priscilla Lopez as Mabel, Owen Tabaka as Young Ego, and Mary Testa as Skinner.

In the collaborative spirit of the show’s origins, the production featured music from several creators who participated in the TikTok trend. Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley (Circle Jerk) adapted the project for the virtual stage. Among those contributing to the score were Chamberlin, Danny Bernstein, Gabbi Bolt, RJ Christian, Nathan Fosbinder, Emily Jacobsen, Sophia James, Katie Johantgen, Daniel Mertzlufft, Alec Powell, and Blake Rouse, with additional lyrics by Kate Leonard.

The ensemble featured Cori Jaskier, Talia Suskauer, Nikisha Williams, JJ Niemann, John Michael Lyles, Raymond J. Lee, and Joy Woods. Broadway Sinfonietta, a 20-piece collective of female and majority women-of-color musicians, served as the production’s orchestra.

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