Venue Details

81 Star Starred
Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State LA
On the north side of campus off Circle Dr. 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032
323-343-6600
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9 ratings
4.8 average rating
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5 reviews
1 stars
attended May 01 2010

Hearing Patricia Morrison, at 95, singing "So In Love," a song she debuted in 1948 was worth the price of admimission. Adding Betty Garret, Charlotte Rae, Karen Morrow,... continued

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168 events
88 reviews
4 stars
attended May 01 2010

This annual event is always fun to attend and the money is for a worthy cause. This year, as usual, had its share of highs and lows but overall it was a great (and long) evening for anyone who loves Broadway musicals.

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85 events
74 reviews
1 stars
attended May 01 2010

What a treat! Great to see people like Donna McKecknie, Bill Hutton, and Tyne Daley recreate their performances. Brought back alot of good memories. Also got some... continued

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Website

http://www.stagela.com/home.php

Quotes & Highlights

Go to the S.T.A.G.E. website or Facebook page for a complete cast list and cast videos.

Description

Original Cast, a benefit performance for AIDS Project Los Angeles, features theater stars recreating some of their most famous roles. Heading the list of performers scheduled to appear is a slate of Tony Award-winning performers: Tyne Daly, reprising her turn as Mama Rose in Gypsy, John Lloyd Young, who originated the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys and Donna McKechnie, A Chorus Line_’s Cassie. Also featured will be Michele Lee (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying_), Patricia Morison (Kiss Me, Kate) and Carole Cook (Mame, Hello Dolly!_ and 42nd St._) among many others.  

Join an amazing silent auction at 6:00 p.m. (arrive before 7:00 p.m. and receive a complimentary glass of wine!).

About the Ticket Supplier: Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.)

Back in 1984, at a time of mass fear and confusion about AIDS, a small group of friends in the Los Angeles theatre community came together in an effort to combat the devastating impact the disease was having on their friends and loved ones. Actor/writer/director Michael Kearns and the late writer/director James Carroll Pickett approached producer Susan Obrow and accomplished director David Galligan to create the first Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.). Each S.T.A.G.E. benefit is a unique way for the Los Angeles performing arts community to raise awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS service agencies, such as AIDS Project Los Angeles, while demonstrating love and support for those living with and affected by the disease. Over the past 25 years, S.T.A.G.E. productions have raised more than $5 million dollars to support HIV/AIDS charities throughout Southern California. 25 Years and Still Persevering!