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Broadway Says: 'It Gets Better'

In the wake of the recent epidemic of tragic suicides among bullied and victimized LGBT youth across the nation, many young stars of Broadway have come together to show their support in an original song and music video. Watch and listen to "It Gets Better":

Among the Broadway stars lending their voices to tell troubled LGBT youth that "it gets better" are Danny Calvert (Altar Boyz), Celina Carvajal (Tarzan, The Toxic Avenger), Matt Doyle (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie), Ann Harada (Avenue Q, 9 to 5), Carly Jibson (Hairspray), Jose Llana (Rent), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia!), Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Christina Sajous (American Idiot), John Tartaglia (Avenue Q, Shrek), Marty Thomas (Xanadu, Wicked), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), along with Matt Anctil, Jacob Clemente, Amanda Jane Cooper, Sarah Kathleen Farrell, Victoria Gross, Robyn Kimmel, Todd Latimore, Ray Lee, Blair Shepard, Jimmy Smagula, Tess Soltau, Seth Sikes, Anne Fraser Thomas, and Gabe Violett. Music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and Blair Shephard.

"It Gets Better" is available for mp3 download beginning today on iTunes. All procees benefit The Trevor Project, a non-profit LGBT suicide prevention hot line. For more info and to donate, visit www.thetrevorproject.org.

And for more info about the It Gets Better Project, visit www.itgetsbetterproject.com or watch more videos on the It Gets Better YouTube channel.

-- Daniel Lehman

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