Susan Lucci will headline the 5th Annual "ABC and SOAPnet Salute Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS" benefit with previously announced co-star and host Cameron Mathison.
Talent confirmed to participate, include: Melissa Claire Egan, Bobbie Eakes, Ricky Paull Goldin, Vincent Irizarry, Chrishell Stause, Aiden Turner, Darnell Williams, Walt Willey and Jacob Young from "All My Children." Kristen Alderson, BethAnn Bonner, Kathy Brier, Scott Clifton, Kassie DePaiva, Mark Lawson, Hillary B. Smith, Jason Tam and Brittany Underwood from "One Life to Live" and Bradford Anderson, Anthony Geary and Kimberly McCullough from "General Hospital."
Additional cast and special guest stars to be announced at a later date.
Talent participation is subject to change.
The event is part of the "Soap Nation Tour," ABC Daytime Division's ongoing initiative to interact with fans on a year-round basis, offering greater access to stars in more cities, more often.
"The annual ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids benefit was created as a way for us to give back to the community and support a great organization. This event also provides a unique outlet to extend our brand while providing our loyal viewers the opportunity to see their favorite stars perform live on Broadway," said Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney-ABC Television Group.
TICKETS: $500 Premium Orchestra, $275 for Center Orchestra / Center Loge (both the Premium Orchestra and Center Orchestra/Center Loge tickets include VIP post show Meet the Evening's Stars reception). $110 Side/Rear Orchestra or Side Loge, and $80 Balcony.
For tickets and information visit -www.BroadwayCares.org or call - 212-840-0770 x 268
"ABC and SOAPnet Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS" marks the fifth benefit BC/EFA has produced in conjunction with the network in support of the organization. To date, this annual benefit has raised over $1 million for the organization.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is the nation's leading industry-based, not-for-profit AIDS fundraising and grant making organization. BC/EFA is the on-going, committed response from the American Theatre community to an urgent worldwide health crisis. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of this community, BC/EFA raises funds for AIDS-related causes across the United States. Since its founding in 1988, BC/EFA has raised over $140 million for critically needed services for people with AIDS, HIV or HIV-related illnesses.
I want to add:
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Let's keep it going!! We still have plenty of time to donate.