Clay Aiken – Honored and Supported By Broadway


Clay Aiken was in New York Wednesday night to be honored and supported by the Broadway community.


According to those in attendance, the evening was wonderful.   The event was held in the home of Philip Birsh, the CEO and Publisher of Playbill.

Two of Clay’s friends, Ken Arpino and Drew King,  were put to work at the reception table, greeting the guests and passing out donation envelopes and other campaign fun.  Ken and Drew were brothers in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Clay in 2013.

There was a great crowd and it seemed that each one wanted to be counted as a supporter of Clay Aiken.  Clay made a point of chatting with each person and thanked them for their support.

The highlight of the evening was the wonderful songs by Betty Buckley, Christine Ebersole, and Beth Leavel.  What a treat to hear each wonderful lady singing live in an intimate setting.

Clay took a few minutes to speak to the group about why he was running for Congress and highlight some of the things he hopes to accomplish in Washington DC.

It was a lovely evening and hopefully, the guests were able to fill out those donation envelopes.

So far, there has not been many pictures but there is one you won’t want to miss…

Drew and Ken – helping out!

Ken Arpino ‏@KenArpino Night #1 is a success! Such amazing hosts and incredible talent! @BettyBuckley @xtineebersole #bethleavel #NC02 Who is that photobombing the picture???!!!

I hope we will get more information and pictures later today!!


WRAL-TV  is the CBS-affiliated television station in Raleigh, North Carolina. On their web-site, they post short videos of candidates in the U.S. Senate, 2nd Congressional District, 7th Congressional District and 13th Congressional District of North Carolina.  Each candidate discusses their priorities, the economy, immigration, the Affordable Care Act and U.S. foreign policy.

I took the time to watch the videos by Clay Aiken and I also watched Renee Elmers too.  They are as different as night and day!!!

If you would like to watch Clay, you can easily see the videos at WRAL .  They are not long and it is interesting to hear Clay stating his political ideas and beliefs.

Screencap from the WRAL video.

I will watch for more reports and pictures from the Broadway reception/findraiser and if they are available, I will post them mid-day!

AND….tonight, Clay has two more events in New York…Today will be a great day!!!

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3 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – Honored and Supported By Broadway

  1. Night and day! Smellmers was mostly interested in telling people to vote for her. Her speeches told us nothing but gobble-de-gook. Clay was precise and made his points clear and very understandable. WTH is she doing running again? I hope the voters in the 2nd District watch all of these, because the choice is clear!

    So exited to read all the recaps on the recent fund raisers! Clay is on a roll and SO happy some of my money helped him reach his goal last night!! He is going to be soooo busy these next few weeks. Yeah, like he hasn't already, huh!! Clay For Congress!!

  2. Looks like it was a great fundraiser last night "On Broadway"!! Love Clay's photobomb!!!

    Just watched the 2 videos of Clay and Ellmers. Yes, totally different…Ellmers talks, but doesn't give solutions…just blames….Clay states what needs to be done to fix the problems… It is so clear, that Clay is the one that will stand up for the people in his district, and come to terms with problems… He sure knows what he is talking about…I get more and more impressed with Clay each day….Amazing!!! NC02 would be priviledged to have Clay represent them…..Let's hope they get out and vote!!!!!! Change is needed, and Clay is the perfect person for the job.

  3. Thanks Martha for another wonderful post, so happy to hear all the great support Clay is getting and great pics. Xox

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