The annual AIDS Walk New York, which begins and ends in Central Park, is scheduled for Sunday, May 20, rain or shine.
The opening ceremony, which begins at 9 AM, will feature appearances by hosts Whoopi Goldberg, B.D. Wong, T.R. Knight, Bruce Vilanch, Cyndi Lauper, Alan Cumming, Hal Sparks and Lance Bass.
The kick-off will also boast performances by the cast of the revival of A Chorus Line and The Pirate Queen’s Stephanie J. Block. The Chorus Line company will perform their show’s anthem, “What I Did for Love,” and Block will sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” The walk will commence immediately following Block’s performance.
Sign-in for the AIDS Walk begins at 8:30 AM. Enter the park at 59th Street and Fifth Avenue. To register call (212) 807-9255.
AIDS Walk New York benefits the Gay Men’s Health Crisis; 45,000 people are expected to take part in the annual charity event.
For more information visit www.aidswalk.net.