Broadway alum Evan Hansen performed at a 2019 Disney on Broadway concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS posted the throwback performance on its YouTube page today. Feldman played Flounder at a local theater when he was 11 and performed the character’s solo number, “She’s In Love”, with help from Lauryn Ciardullo, April Holloway, Nina Lafarga and Katie Terza.
The concert celebrated 25 years of Disney performing on Broadway on Nov. 4, 2019. According to the video description, the event raised $570,426 and featured 79 performers, a 15-piece orchestra, and lots of magic at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the leading industry-based nonprofit fundraising and grantmaking organizations in the United States. Drawing on the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theater community, since 1988, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has raised more than $300 million for essential services for people living with HIV/AIDS, COVID-19 and other serious illnesses across the United States. . Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the primary supporter of The Actors Fund’s social service programs, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative and Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, please visit Broadway Cares online at broadwaycares.org, at facebook.com/BCEFA, at instagram.com/BCEFA, at twitter.com/BCEFA and at youtube.com/BCEFA.
Andrew Barth Feldman is the winner of the Best Actor award at the 2018 National High School Musical Theater Awards (more commonly known as the Jimmy Awards). He made his Broadway debut in the title role of Dear Evan Hansen. Feldman starred as Linguini in a benefit concert presentation of TikTok-native Ratatouille the Musical, inspired by the 2007 Disney/Pixar film. He can be heard playing himself in As the Curtain Rises, an original podcast Broadway soap opera from the Broadway Podcast Network.
Watch the performance video below!