Broadway Votes! HeadCount Partners with Broadway Shows To Promote Voter Registration - AmNews Curtain Raiser


Sunday, July 19, 2020

Broadway Votes! HeadCount Partners with Broadway Shows To Promote Voter Registration

Broadway Votes!

HeadCount Partners with Broadway Shows

To Promote Voter Registration 

Fans Nationwide Can Check Voter Registration Status

& Enter To Win Broadway Show Tickets and More

Fourteen major Broadway productions are partnering with HeadCount, a non-partisan organization that promotes civic participation through music, culture, and live performance, to encourage Broadway fans across the United States to register and vote. Although Broadway performances in New York City remain suspended through the remainder of 2020 due to COVID-19, fans of all ages can join their favorite shows in making their voices heard at the polls this fall.


Participating shows whose campaigns launch today include Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The TemptationsChicagoCome From Away; Company; David Byrne’s American Utopia (which previously hosted a HeadCount voter registration booth in the Hudson Theatre lobby at each performance); Dear Evan HansenGirl From The North Country; HadestownHarry Potter and the Cursed ChildJagged Little PillMean Girls; Moulin Rouge! The Musical; Plaza Suite; and TINA – The Tina Turner Musical. Additional participating shows will be announced soon.


Through HeadCount’s national organization efforts, fans across the country can register, check, or update their voter registration status online and find localized information about polling dates, sites, and candidates. By doing so, they will be entered to win Broadway show tickets (applicable when performances resume) and more.


More information on each show’s initiatives, all of which run through October 1 to encompass National Voter Registration Day on September 22, can be found at the links below:


Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations – or text VOTER ATP to 40649

Chicago – or text VOTER CHICAGO BWAY to 40649

Come From Away – or text VOTER AWAY to 40649

Company – or text VOTER COMPANY to 40649

David Byrne’s American or text VOTER DBAU to 40649

Dear Evan Hansen – or text VOTER EVAN to 40649

Girl from the North Country – or text VOTER GFTNC to 40649

Hadestown – or text VOTER HADESTOWN to 40649

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – or text VOTER CURSED CHILD to 40649

Jagged Little Pill – or text VOTER JLP to 40649

Mean Girls – or text VOTER FETCH to 40649

Moulin Rouge! The Musical – or text VOTER MR! to 40649

Plaza Suite – or text VOTER PLAZA to 40649

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical – or text VOTER TINA to 40649

Stay tuned to HeadCount and each show’s social media pages for more ways to get involved.

HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy. By reaching young people and music fans where they already are – at concerts and online – HeadCount makes civic participation easy and fun. The organization stages nonpartisan voter registration drives at more than 1,000 live events each year and collaborates with cultural leaders to promote civic engagement on a national scale. Since 2004, they’ve signed up over 650,000 voters through their work with touring musicians like Ariana Grande, Dead & Company, and Beyoncé and events like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Pride Festivals and RuPaul’s DragCon.

#Vote #November #Justice #Broadway


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