Elaine Stritch Joins Star-Studded Help Is On the Way Benefit

News   Elaine Stritch Joins Star-Studded Help Is On the Way Benefit Tony Award winner Elaine Stritch — currently wowing San Francisco audiences at the Curran Theatre with her acclaimed Elaine Stritch at Liberty — has joined the company of celebrities who will take part in Help Is on the Way IX.

Presented by The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, the star-studded performance is scheduled for July 28 at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco, CA. The evening begins with a 5:30 PM silent auction followed by the 8 PM concert and a post-show champagne and dessert party with the cast. The concert will include performances from a host of celebrities from the worlds of theatre, cabaret, TV and film. Among those scheduled to take part in the fundraiser are Stritch, Stefanie Powers, Michele Lee, Lucie Arnaz, Rod McKuen, Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker, Lisa Vroman, Brian Boitano, Carole Cook, Mary Jo Catlett, Penny Fuller, Lisa Viggiano, Meg MacKay, Spencer Day, Sean McDermott, Leslie Jordan, Kenny Washington and the cast of the Phantom of the Opera national tour.

The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization established to raise funds for AIDS service provider agencies. The July 28 concert will benefit five Bay Area AIDS service agencies.

Tickets for the show only are priced at $50 and $75; tickets for the show plus the champagne and dessert party begin at $150. Call (415) 273-1620 for reservations; visit www.helpisontheway.org for more information.