Once again, San Francisco is electrified for a night with one of the largest cast of celebrities and broadway stars who come together for a great cause! The 22nd Annual Help is on the Way Gala will be on Sunday, August 21st at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco.
Help is on the Way is Northern California’s largest annual benefit concert benefiting HIV and hunger programs. This event features an amazing array of stars from Broadway, film, television, and the recording industry as well as the best of Bay Area talent in a Broadway-style variety show. The concert will be preceded by a gala VIP dinner for corporate sponsors and VIP Gala ticket buyers from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Green Room upstairs from the theater and an extensive silent auction in the theater lobby. This event will raise critically needed funds for Meals On Wheels of San Francisco to provide home delivered meals to seniors and other homebound individuals and the AIDS Legal Referral Panel to provide legal counsel to people with HIV who are unable to afford it.
100% of ticket sales from this event will go directly to these beneficiary agencies.
4pm: Silent auction in main lobby
5pm: VIP Underwriter dinner in Green Room
7:30pm: “Idols & Icons” performance, Herbst Theater
9:45pm: Club REAF after party with cast, Green Room
Full cast listing and other details can be found here.
The amazing performers:
CONSTANTINE MAROULIS, Tony nominated/American Idol Star
KIMBERLEY LOCKE, American Idol/Recording Star
LA TOYA LONDON, American Idol Recording Star
MARISSA JARET WINOKUR, Tony Award-winning (Hairspray) actress
JAI RODRIGUEZ, Emmy Award-winning Broadway/TV Star
PAULA WEST, Cabaret/Jazz Star
JASON BROCK, TV (X-Factor)/Cabaret Star
CAROLE COOK, Comedienne/Broadway Star
DAME EDNA, by Michel Walters, Celebrity Impersonator
SONY HOLLAND, Cabaret/Jazz Star
TRISTAN BOURGADE, Concert Cellist
Cast members from the Broadway touring cast of BEAUTIFUL (the Carol King story)