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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Member Tips

Theatre goer
Should probably dress up for this event.
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Theatre goer
Pay parking in lot, only $3 for the time needed.
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Theatre goer
Drinks and munchies available for purchase. Nothing upscale which I was surprised there wasn't.
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Theatre goer
Suggest a venue closer to Hollywood would be more appropriate for this type of an event.
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Albert R.
Dressy to formal
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Albert R.
Take plenty of dollar bills and quaters for finicky parking meter dispenser
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52 events
29 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

Amazing, thrilling event. This was a unique chance to see all of these huge Broadway stars recreate their finest roles they originated on Broadway. Many highlights -... continued

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149 reviews
9 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

Very good evening. Lots of excellent performances. Thanks GoldStar for making this affordable.

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33 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

What a special evening to have the privilege to see such Broadway stars as Carol Channing, Rita Moreno, Robert Morse and a star studded packed presentation. We had a wonderful time and was glad to see so many people enjoying themselves.

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Website

http://apla.convio.net/site/Calendar/1819804408?view=Detail&id=101661

Quotes & Highlights

Visit the website for AIDS Project Los Angeles.

Description

On Saturday, April 2, it’s Broadway in L.A. Spend the evening with your favorite stars of the stage as they reprise their turns in some of theatre’s biggest hits – all to benefit APLA. The all-star cast includes Carol Channing (Hello Dolly), Rita Moreno (The Ritz), and many more. This year’s event includes a musical tribute to the late musical actress Betty Garrett, a longtime S.T.A.G.E. supporter and advocate. The production will be held at the Harriett and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex on the campus of Cal State L.A. David Galligan directs, with musical direction by Mary Ekler and choreography by Lee Martino, Jon Engstrom and Dan Mojica.  

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**Jonelle Allen_: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Liz Callaway: Baby

Doug Carfrae: Pajama Game

Philip Casnoff: Chess

Patrick Cassidy: 42nd Street

Mary Jo Catlett: Pajama Game

Carol Channing: Hello Dolly

Carole Cook: 42nd Street

Tyne Daly: Ballroom

Barbara Deutsch: Godspell

Willy Falk: Miss Saigon

Danny Gurwin: Little Women

Bill Hutton: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Jane Kean: Ankles Aweigh

Dale Kristien: Showboat

Vicki Lewis: Funny Girl

Sean McDermott: Showboat

Rita Moreno: The Ritz

Patricia Morison: The King and I

Robert Morse: Take Me Along / How to Succeed In Business

Pamela Myers: Company

Stephen Nathan: Godspell

Jennifer Paz: Miss Saigon

Valarie Pettiford: Fosse

Charlotte Rae: Three Penny Opera

Lee Roy Reams: 42nd Street

Constance Towers  

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Plus, a special Memorial Tribute to Betty Garrett — our S.T.A.G.E. won’t be the same without you. We honor and celebrate your talent, energy and support for people living with HIV/AIDS.    

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**Food Drive: 

Enjoy the show and provide food for APLA clients!  We will be collecting donations of food and non-perishable items at the theatre before the show.  

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!