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Northern California's
Largest Annual
AIDS Benefit & Gala

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Press Photos from Gala

       
       

Susan Anton & Mary Jo Catlett

Connie Champagne & Carole CooK

Raúl Esparza

Cate Caplin & Gary Franco

Jason Graae & Lucy Lawless

Kimberley Locke & Joey McIntyre

Sarah Lowe & Valarie Pettiford

Jai Rodriguez & Andrew Samonsky

Bruce Vilanch & Paula West

Marissa Jaret Winokur & BD Wong

Cast Members from Jersey Boys


Jarrod Spector, Drew Gehling,
Jeremy Kushnier & Michael Ingersoll

The cast of Blues in the Night


Freda Payne, Maurice Hines
Carol Woods & Paulette Ivory





   
                   

Sunday, AUGUST 5, 2007, 7:30pm
The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

"Help is on the Way" is an elegant evening of fun designed to raise funds
for Bay Area AIDS service provider agencies.

Special Thanks to our Gala Underwriters

"Help is on the Way" features an extensive silent auction coinciding
with the pre-performance gala and concluding at the end of the intermission.

Silent Auction Details


CAST
(alphabetically as of 6/27/07)

PRESS: click here to download a press release in
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Word format

SUSAN ANTON
Broadway (Will Rogers Follies) / TV (Baywatch) / film star

MARY JO CATLETT
Broadway (Hello Dolly!, Pajama Game) / TV star

CONNIE CHAMPAGNE
Cabaret star / actress

CAROLE COOK
Broadway (42nd Street/Radio Gals) star / comedienne

RAUL ESPARZA
2 time Tony nominated (Company/Taboo) Broadway (Cabaret/Rocky Horrow Show) star

GARY FRANCO & CATE CAPLIN
International Ballroom Dance champions

JASON GRAAE
Broadway (Grand Night for Singing, Falsettos, Stardust, Ragtime) /TV / film star

LUCY LAWLESS
Broadway (Grease) / TV (Xena: Warrior Princess, Celebrity Duets) star

KIMBERLEY LOCKE
American Idol
/ recording star

SARAH LOWE
Singer / actress (Mamma Mia, Pippin, Evita) / tap dancer

JOEY McINTYRE
Broadway (Wicked) / TV (Dancing With The Stars) / recording star

VALARIE PETTIFORD
Broadway (Fosse, Sophisticated Ladies) / TV (Half By Half) star

JAI RODRIGUEZ
Broadway (Rent) / Television (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) star

ANDREW SAMONSKY
Broadway (On the Road) / TV (Guiding Light) star

BRUCE VILANCH
Writer / comedian / Broadway (Hairspray) / TV star

PAULA WEST
Jazz / recording star

MARISSA JARET WINOKUR
Broadway (Hairspray) / TV (Stacked) star

BD WONG
Broadway (M. Butterfly, Pacific Overtures) / TV (Oz, Law & Order: SVU) /
Film (Seven Years in Tibet) star

JERSEY BOYS
cast members from the hit touring show
Jarrod Spector, Drew Gehling, Jeremy Kushnier, Michael Ingersoll

BLUES IN THE NIGHT
The cast of the pre-Broadway show
Freda Payne, Maurice Hines, Carol Woods & Paulette Ivory

JON MAHER: Sign language interpreter

Directed by DAVID GALLIGAN
Musical Director: MICHAEL ORLAND
Producers: KEN HENDERSON & JOE SEILER

Cast Details

Click for performer bios & press photos


     

To donate towards the Lucy Lawless tribute ad, click the button below.

To pre-order a commemorative Gala Program at $10,
shipped to a US address, click the link below.
To pre-order a commemorative Gala Program at $10,
shipped to a non-US address, click the link below.
           
 

GALA BENEFICIARIES
Aguilas
AIDS Legal Referral Panel
Maitri
STOP AIDS Project
Vital Life Services, Oakland

Corporate Sponsors help underwrite the cost of our events to ensure that
100% of your ticket price goes directly to the beneficiaries of the gala.

CORPORATE SPONSORS


       


 

     



activelyOUT is dedicated to bringing together LGBT professionals, alumni, community and friends for cultural, volunteer, social, spiritual, and sports related activities from all over the San Francisco Bay Area!

 

Media Sponsors help get the word out about our events, saving advertising dollars and ensuring more money goes directly to the beneficiaries.

MEDIA SPONSORS




   

     
 

Gala Reception Sponsors provide fabulous hors d'oeuvres, premium wine tastings, delectable desserts and special martini and margarita bars for our patrons to enjoy while mingling during the pre and post-performance receptions.

RECEPTION SPONSORS

 
     


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Anomoly Winery
Barefoot Cellars
Brutocoa Cellars
Crystal Geyser
Dogwood Cellars
Grgich Hills Estates
Grahams 6 Grapes Port
Hess Collection Wines
R&B Cellars
Naked Juice
Peerless Coffee & Tea
Quady Winery

Ravenswood Winery
Reyka Vodka
Robert Mondavi
Toasted Head Winery
UV Vodka

Aidells Sausage Co.
Anna Mandara
AsiaSF
Citiscape Restaurant
Cold Stone Creamery
E&O Trading Company
Frank DeLuna Desserts
Galaxy Desserts
Gourmet Foods, Inc.
Harris' Restaurant
Le Colonial
Little Laure's Sweets
Puccin & Pinetti
Postrio
Roy's Restaurant
Sharie's Berries
Susan Barnes Catering
So Good Belgian Waffles
Tangerine
Tommy Toys


 

 





     
             

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