Curtain's Up Benefit Will Feature Meredith Patterson, Darren Bluestone, Julie Reiber, Derrick Davis and More

News   Curtain's Up Benefit Will Feature Meredith Patterson, Darren Bluestone, Julie Reiber, Derrick Davis and More
 
Curtain's Up for a Cure, presented by Meredith Patterson and The Greater NY Chapter of The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA), will be held Dec. 1 at Playwrights Horizon’s Theatre, 416 W. 42nd St.

The evening will feature the talents of Julie Reiber, Joe Paparella, John Manzari, Geoff Packard, Jennifer Maria Sanchez, Derrick Davis, Jeremy Schonfeld, Brigid Harrington, Shannon Harrington, Darren Bluestone, Missy Dowse and Jessica KahKoska. Performers will offer their favorite holiday songs.

Mat Eisenstein is the musical director with stage management by Betsy Tankersley.

The benefit will begin with a silent auction at 6 PM followed by the 7 PM concert.


The concert, according to press notes, "aims to raise awareness and funding towards a cure for Huntington’s Disease, an incurable, genetically transmitted degenerative disease of the nervous system that affects movement, thinking, and some aspects of personality." Patterson's grandfather, uncle and great aunt passed away from HD. Currently, her cousin is suffering from HD.

Tickets, priced $65, are available by visiting www.hdsa.org/gny.

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