LA Sunset Strips to Benefit Actors Fund and AIDS Project Los Angeles
By Andrew Gans
August 12, 2008
LA Sunset Strips, a one-night-only event that will benefit both the Actors Fund of America and AIDS Project Los Angeles, will be held Sept. 14 at the Hollywood nightspot BOULEVARD3.
“More than 100 super-talented, super-sexy, professional dancers from the film, television, stage, and music video community . . . will strut, tease, and bare it (mostly) all” for the two charities, according to press notes.
Travis Payne and David Galligan will direct the evening, which will feature musical direction by Michael Brennan and Bryan Perri.
Leslie Jordan, Wilson Cruz, Jai Rodriguez, Bruce Vilanch and cast members from “Sordid Lives: The Series” are scheduled to make guest appearances. Choreographers for the benefit include Mandy Moore, Travis Payne, Tovaris Wilson, Brian Thomas, Fred Tallaksen, Lee Martino, Snow, Eva La Dare, Robert James Hoffman III, Paula Harrison, Sideswipe, Aisha Francis, Dondraico Johnson, Miguel Zarate and aerialist Eric Newton from “Eye of Newt Circus.”
The evening will begin at 6:30 PM with a cocktail reception for super VIP and VIP ticket holders followed by the 8 PM show. A dance party, featuring DJ Magic Wong and ROCK1, will continue until midnight.
BOULEVARD3 is located at 6523 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA. Tickets, priced $40-$160, are available by visiting www.apla.org or by calling (866) 679-0958.
For more information go to www.actorsfund.org.