A Night of Covenant House Stars Brings Celebration and Hope
Jon Bon Jovi, Meryl Streep, Audra McDonald, Dolly Parton, Diane Keaton, Rachel Brosnahan, Stephen Colbert, Martin Short, Morgan Freeman, Randy Jackson, Zachary Levi, John Dickerson Appear in Concert for A Night of Hope and Celebration
On May 18, more than 50 powerhouse stars teamed up for A Night of Covenant Stars to benefit Covenant House’s work providing care and support to homeless and trafficked young people in 31 cities across six countries.
In one of the evening’s highlights, Diane Keaton read a letter from Grace, a former Covenant House New Orleans resident who now works in healthcare:
Watch more of the night’s best moments below.
A Night of Covenant House Stars included performances from across the country by Covenant House youth with the support of Broadway Inspirational Voices.
The star-studded virtual concert was co-hosted by six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald (CBS’ The Good Fight) and CBS 60 Minutes correspondent John Dickerson, both members of the Covenant House Board of Directors and featured performances and appearances by Jon Bon Jovi, Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, Rachel Brosnahan, Morgan Freeman, Stephen Colbert, Martin Short, Dolly Parton, Dionne Warwick, Stephanie J. Block, Tony Shalhoub, Charlie Day, Chris O’Dowd, Zachary Levi, Zack Quinto, Deborah Cox, Quentin Earl Darrington, Ariana DeBose, Darius de Haas, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Eden Espinosa, Jordan Fisher, Stephanie Hsu, Randy Jackson, Capathia Jenkins, Jeremy Jordan, Ramona Keller, Alex Newell, Karen Olivo, Dawn O’Porter, Laura Osnes, Benj Pasek, Jodi Picoult, Shereen Pimentel, Andrew Rannells, Keala Settle, Jake David Smith, Will Swenson, Bobby Conte Thornton, Ana Villafañe, Frank Wildhorn, The Cast of SIX, Broadway Inspirational Voices, Covenant House youth and more!
Produced by acclaimed Broadway director and choreographer and Covenant House Board member Jeff Calhoun, with musical supervision by Grammy Award-winner Jason Howland, A Night of Covenant House Stars combined moving performances by some of the entertainment world’s biggest stars with performances by Covenant House youth.
“This virus raged into our lives, and turned the world upside down,” said Covenant House President & CEO Kevin Ryan. “These artists are responding with hope, compassion, music, laughter and love. And that’s how the world will overcome.”