Help Is On The Way: August 2, 2004

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Mister D: Sorry for this extra alert, but I thought it was important for those of you in the area. I have also put up some reviews in the “reviews” section from the LA performances….thanks for your patience…

Arnaz, Cook, Daly, Vilanch and More Set for Help Is On the Way X
By Andrew Gans
July 23, 2004

Stars are lining up to take part in the tenth annual Help Is On the Way benefit concert, which is subtitled “Broadway. . . and all that jazz.”The August 2 concert at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts Theatre is Northern California’s largest annual AIDS benefit concert and will help such organizations as BAY (Bay Area Young) Positives, the Center for AIDS Services, Meals of Marin, New Leaf Services for Our Community, UCSF AIDS Health Project and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Among those scheduled to be part of the 8 PM performance are Lucie Arnaz, Brian Boitano, Mary Jo Catlett, Franc D’Ambrosio, Carole Cook, Tyne Daly, Nancy Dussault, Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker, David Friedman, Florence Henderson, Lucy Lawless, Jane Lanier, Meg Mackay, Sean McDermott, Bruce Vilanch, Paula West, Mary Wilson, the touring company of Billy Joel’s Movin’ Out and The Leading Ladies (Teri Bibb, Karen Culliver and Elizabeth Ward Land). Cast is subject to change.

The Palace of Fine Arts is located in San Francisco at 3301 Lyon Street. The pre-show gala reception and silent auction begins at 5:30 PM followed by the 8 PM performance; a 10:15 post-show champagne and dessert party concludes the evening. Tickets for the performance only begin at $75; tickets including the other portions of the night begin at $150. Call (415) 273-1620 for more information