For Immediate Release
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 21, 2014) — Noted cinema expert, critic and host of TV’s “Turner Classic Movies,” ROBERT OSBORNE will host the 30th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) “S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the Movies,” being held on Saturday, May 10th at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. David Galligan directs for the 30th time with John McDaniel returning as Musical Director.
A celebration of cinema, “S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the Movies” promises to be a spectacular event highlighting many of the most memorable musical moments in Hollywood’s vast film library. Venerable Hollywood celebrity columnist RONA BARRETT will narrate a stunning costume cavalcade of remarkable cinematic creations, long-time critic REX REED will take a turn as a performer along with recording legend HELEN REDDY and Saturday Night Fever’s DONNA PESCOW who are making their first S.T.A.G.E. appearances.
Stars of film, Broadway and television scheduled to appear in the concert that raises critical funds for AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) include OBBA BABATUNDE, MARY BETH BLACK, PATRICK CASSIDY, MARY JO CATLETT, CAROLE COOK, DAVID ENGEL, JULIE GARNYE’, BILL HUTTON, HEATHER MACRAE, PAT MARSHALL, DONNA McKECHNIE, PATRICIA MORISON, JANIS PAIGE, VALARIE PETTIFORD, JAKE SIMPSON and KEVIN SPIRTAS.
Additional casting to be announced.
For tickets and detailed information, visit: www.stagela.com
AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, provides bilingual direct care and treatment services to over 7,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles annually and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. In 2013, APLA marked its 30th year of operation, and we are a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national and global reach.
APLA Health & Wellness is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing primary medical care, oral healthcare, mental health services, HIV testing, STD screening/ treatment and health education and HIV prevention services targeting low income gay and bisexual men of color and transgender individuals. APLA Health & Wellness serves over 6,000 individuals across Los Angeles County each year.
For more information, visit apla.org.