Stars in the House Celebrates Donna McKechnie and American Dance Machine January 6

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Stars in the House Celebrates Donna McKechnie and American Dance Machine January 6

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley’s daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

Stars in the House, the daily live streamed concert series created by Playbill correspondent and SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, celebrates A Chorus Line Tony winner Donna McKechnie and American Dance Machine of the 21st Century January 6.

Guests include McKechnie, ADM21 Founder Nikki Feirt Atkins, Darius Barnes, Taeler Cyrus, Douglas Denoff, Alyssa Epstein, Sara Esty, Jess LeProtto Sarah Meahl, and Georgina Pazcoguin. Watch the stream above beginning at 8 PM ET.

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James Wesley and Seth Rudetsky

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Stars in the House launched March 16 to promote support for The Actors Fund and its services in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. It has also raised funds for the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund in support of the Black Lives Matter movement as well as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

New shows—now streaming Tuesday-Saturday at 8 PM ET—feature performances by stars of stage and screen, in conversation and song with Rudetsky and Wesley. Peter Flynn serves as streaming director.

Click here to watch previous episodes.

To make a tax-deductible donation to The Actors Fund visit StarsintheHouse.com/Donate. To donate to the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund, visit NAACPLDF.org.

From Company to Chorus Line: Look Back at Donna McKechnie on the Stage

From Company to Chorus Line: Look Back at Donna McKechnie on the Stage

McKechnie won a Tony for her performance in A Chorus Line in 1976.

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