For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:
Gabriel McGowan
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MEDIA ALERT

A Constellation Of Broadway/TV/Film Stars To Perform For 29th Annual S.T.A.G.E. Gala To Benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles

WHAT: The 29th annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) presented by Wells Fargo
WHO: The cast includes: JIM BAILEY, PATRICK CASSIDY, MARY JO CATLETT, CAROLE COOK, KAREN CULLIVER, TYNE DALY, JOELY FISHER, DAVIS GAINES, KATHY GARRICK, MARSHA KRAMER, FLORENCE HENDERSON, SHIRLEY JONES, JANE LANIER, VICKI LEWIS, KIMBERLEY LOCKE, TOM LOWE, PAT MARSHALL, PATRICIA MORISON, The MuMos, ALEX NEWELL, JANIS PAIGE, MADISON CLAIRE PARKS, VALARIE PETTIFORD, ANDREW RANNELLS, BRUCE VILANCH, LISA VROMAN, JOANNE WORLEY, LILLIAS WHITE and TERRI WHITE. GEORGE GRAY will be the live auctioneer. Directed by DAVID GALLIGAN with Music Director JOHN McDANIEL.
WHEN: Saturday, April 6

Media Check-In Opens: 4:30 PM

Red Carpet: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM – Selected members of this year’s company will walk the carpet for photo / interview opportunities, along with VIP guests including Mackenzie Bourg (The Voice), Charo, Carolyn Hennesy (True Blood), Bret Lockett (NY Jets), Jack McGee (Rescue Me)

Curtain at 8:00 PM
WHERE: The Saban Theatre
8440 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills 90211
www.sabantheatre.org
WHY: S.T.A.G.E. is the longest-running annual musical HIV/AIDS fundraiser in the world. This one-night-only gala raises critical funds for AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States. With nearly 30 years of service, APLA is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national, and global reach.

For tickets and detailed information, visit: www.stagela.com or www.apla.org/stage

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AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) was founded in 1983 and is one of the largest nonprofit HIV/AIDS service organizations in the United States. APLA provides bilingual support to more than 6,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County annually and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Additionally, APLA conducts behavioral research designed to inform the development of evidenced-based interventions and assists health departments in evaluating their HIV/AIDS services to ensure the delivery of effective and quality programs. APLA also provides administrative and fiscal support to the Global Forum on Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSMGF), which promotes and advocated for the health and human rights of MSM internationally. APLA is proud to be a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national, and global reach. For more information, please visit apla.org.

APLA Health & Wellness (APLAHW) provides primary medical and oral health care, behavioral health services, HIV testing, PrEP counseling and management of eligible clients, STD screening/treatment, and health education and HIV-prevention services, with a specific focus on low-income gay and bisexual men of color and transgender individuals living in Los Angeles County. APLAHW is a federally qualified health center that includes: the Gleicher / Chen Health Center in South Los Angeles; the Wilshire Dental Clinic downtown; Behavioral Health Services at the David Geffen Center in Mid-City; as well as a mobile dental facility. The S. Mark Taper Foundation Dental Clinic in South Los Angeles is also part of APLAHW. APLAHW serves more than 8,000 people each year. For more information, please visit aplahw.org.

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