CASTRO THEATRE, MONDAY JULY 20
6 PM – Meet & Greet Reception with Patty Duke
8 PM – Gala Main Event
Marc Huestis presents
SPARKLE, PATTY, SPARKLE!
A Gala Tribute to Academy AwardÂ® Winner Patty Duke Live In Person!
Interviewed by Bruce Vilanch
W/ Screening of the classic VALLEY OF THE DOLLS
& Performances by Connie Champagne & Matthew Martin
Benefiting New Leaf Services, NAMI Walk/S.F. Bay Area, Mental Health Association of S.F.
Itâ€™ll be Patty Dukeâ€™s time to shine as Marc Huestis presents SPARKLE, PATTY, SPARKLE! a gala tribute to Academy AwardÂ® Winning star Patty Duke. The screen legend will take center stage for a stellar live in-person interview with comic extraordinaire Bruce Vilanch. Theyâ€™ll discuss her amazing career including winning the Oscar for her remarkable portrayal of Helen Keller in the 1962 classic THE MIRACLE WORKER; playing the iconic Neely Oâ€™Hara in VALLEY OF THE DOLLS; writing 2 best selling books (Call Me Anna and A Brilliant Madness: Living With Manic Depression Illness); and her recent stage triumph as Madame Morrible in the smash hit S.F. production of WICKED (now running in an open ended engagement at the Orpheum Theatre.) Theyâ€™ll be fun a-plenty with an only in San Francisco screening of the classic VALLEY OF THE DOLLS, fabu career clip reels including rare chestnuts from THE PATTY DUKE SHOW, and sizzling send up performances by Connie Champagne as Neely Oâ€™Hara & Matthew Martin as Helen Lawson. Itâ€™ll be a night to remember at San Franciscoâ€™s historic Castro Theatre!
Tickets are $30-Gala General (8 PM)
$60- Gold Preshow Meet & Greet with Patty Duke (6 PM) & Preferred Orch Seats to 8 PM Gala
Tickets Available at – 415 863-0611
or ticketweb.com http://tinyurl.com/dd7z7d
Partial Proceeds Benefiting New Leaf Services http://www.newleafservices.org/, NAMI Walk/S.F. Bay Area http://www.nami.org/, Mental Health Association of S.F. http://www.mha-sf.org/.
ADDED – A noon matinee of THE MIRACLE WORKER featuring Patty Duke in her Oscar Winning Performance
Free for people under 16 & seniors, $5 reduced general admission.
Event sponsors include Galleria Park Hotel, Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Twin Peaks Tavern, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and the Castro Theatre.
Ticket & Other Info – 415 863-0611 or firstname.lastname@example.org.