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Sunday, August 15, 2010
7:30pm - Herbst Theatre
San Francisco

Silent Aucion: 5:00pm
Main Lobby

VIP Reception: 5:00pm
Green Room

Gala Reception: 6:00pm
Green Room

Performance: 7:30pm
Herbst Theatre

Underwriter Dessert Party: 10:00pm
Green Room

 


For cast bios and press pix
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Leanne Borghesi
Carol Channing
Leanne Borghesi & Carol Channing

Carole CookJames Darren
Carole Cook & James Darren

Davis GainesLa Toya London
Davis Gaines & La Toya London

Kimberley LockeMelissa Manchester
Kimberley Locke & Melissa Manchester

Sheryl Lee RalphVon Smith
Sheryl Lee RalpH & Von Smith

John Lloyd YoungLisa Vroman
Paula WesT & Bruce Vilanch

Lisa Vroman
Lisa Vroman

Forever Plaid Cast
David EngleLarry Raben
David Engel & Larry Raben
William Martinez
Toph McRae & William Martinez


Jenny Sokolsky & William Stansbury


 

 

PAST PERFORMANCES

all That Jazz

showgirls

P&P


"Help is on the Way" is Northern California's largest annual AIDS benefit concert.
It's an elegant evening of fun designed to raise funds
for Bay Area AIDS service provider agencies.

TICKETS & INFORMATION

Silent Auction Details

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

SPECIAL LIVE AUCTION
5 days/4 nights in Villa Tita,
a 5 bedroom, luxury villa overlooking Puerto Vallarta

A set visit to the TV show CASTLE plus a night at the Palomar Hotel, Los Angeles.
Not just an audience visit. Castle is filmed on a closed set so you spend as
much of the day as you like on set, have lunch and visit with the cast,
take photos with the cast and just be part of the crew.

HELP IS ON THE WAY VACATION RAFFLE

Win a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
A weekend in the Wine Country
or a San Francisco Stay-cation


Cast Details

(in alphabetical order)

LEANNE BORGHESI
Cabaret star / actress

CAROL CHANNING
Broadway (Hello Dolly!, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) / TV / film star

CAROLE COOK
Broadway (42nd Street, Radio Gals) / TV / film star

JAMES DARREN
TV (TJ Hooker/, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) / film (Gidget, Guns of Navarron) star

DAVID ENGEL
Broadway (La Cage Aux Folles/Putting it Together) star/co-founder of Forever Plaid

DAVIS GAINES
Broadway (Phantom of the Opera/Hello Dolly!/Camelot) star

LA TOYA LONDON
"American Idol" star & Broadway (The Color Purple) star

KIMBERLEY LOCKE
"American Idol" / recording star

JON MAHER
Sign language interpreter

MELISSA MANCHESTER
Grammy Award-winning recording / Broadway / TV star

LARRY RABEN
Broadway (The Producers) star, member of Forever Plaid

SHERYL LEE RALPH
Broadway (Dreamgilrs) / TV (Designing Women, Moesha) / film star

VON SMITH
YouTube sensation / American Idol contestant

PAULA WEST
Cabaret/jazz star

BRUCE VILANCH
Broadway (Hairspray) / comdeian / TV (Holywood Squares) star

LISA VROMAN
Broadway (Phantom of the Opera,
Les Miserables) star

FOREVER PLAID
The cast of the award-winning off-Broadway show
David Engel, Larry Raben, Toph McRae & William Martinez

JENNY SOKOLSKY & WILLIAM STANSBURY
Teen Ballroom dancers

DAVID GALLIGAN
Director

RICHARD BERENT
Musical Director



GALA BENEFICIARIES
AIDS Legal Referral Program (ALRP)
Larkin Street Youth Services
Meals of Marin
New Leaf: Services for Our Community


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.

To download a corporate sponsor proposal
with levels and benefits, click here.

CORPORATE SPONSORS

AAA

Silva Watson



United HealthCare


Tibotec

 


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

MEDIA SPONSORS

Asterick

Comcast

SF Station


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

Ketel One Vodka

Artesia Winery

Ficklin Vineyards

Graham'sPort

Hansen's Soda

HarneyLaneWinery

 

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Wine Mingels

Dancing Fox Winery

Trumer Pils

Quady Winery


Aidells

Beyond Events
Your Private Chef
LyellCash@yahoo.com

Blue Mermaid

BrownSugarKitchen

Cafe Pescatore

Harris

L'essence de Rose

New Delhi Restaurant

Poesia

Pucinni & Pinetti

Cold Stone Creamery

Frank de Luna

Just Desserts

Landrin Chocolates

Sweet Constructions

Hot Cookie



HOTEL SPONSORS


St. Regis Hotel

Hotel Vitale

Hotel Abri

Hotel Harbor Court

Hotel Triton

C-Two Hotels

Larkspur Hotels


Chancellor Hotel

Stanford Court

Villa Florence

Orchard Garden Hotel

Holiday Inn Civic Center

Carriage Inn


The Richmond/Ermet
AIDS Foundation
942 Divisadero Street, Ste. 201
San Francisco, CA 94115
415-931-0317
   

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