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Los Angeles, CA (April 2, 2014) - Movie, television and recording star JAMES DARREN is joining the All-Star company performing in the 30thAnniversary Spectacular, “S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the Movies” taking place one night only on Saturday, May 10th at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Darren became an instant cinematic heart throb in the legendary beach and surfer Gidget movies. He made 20 films before turning to television as an actor and director. His “This One’s From the Heart” vocal album debuted at #9 on the Billboard Jazz charts, launching the live concert performances he continues to make with symphonies across the country.
FRANK DeCARO’s eponymous show on SiriusXM Satellite Radio channel OutQ allows him to share his high energy humor and pop culture observations with millions of devoted listeners every week day. He’s equally well known from his six years on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” as their flamboyant film critic. Among the several priceless packages Frank will be presenting during the event’s live auction include a Tony Award Week trip to New York City that includes airfare, theatre tickets and accomodations; a one week Palm Springs get away in a private villa; and signed “Musical Quotes” from legendary Broadway composers, among other special items
A celebration of musical 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. ROBERT OSBORNE is set to host the evening which also features legendary celebrity columnist RONA BARRETT who will narrate a stunning cinematic costume cavalcade. 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, DEBBY BOONE, BETTY BUCKLEY, MARY JO CATLETT, RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, CAROLE COOK, DAVID ENGEL, JULIE GARNYE’, MITZI GAYNOR, JASON GOULD, NICHOLAS HOSKING, BILL HUTTON, CHEYENNE JACKSON, LAINIE KAZAN, DALE KRISTIEN, HEATHER MacRAE, JON MAHER, PAT MARSHALL, DONNA McKECHNIE, PATRICIA MORISON, JEFFREY SCOTT PARSONS, HELEN REDDY, REX REED, JAKE SIMPSON and KEVIN SPIRTAS.
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.