The Nov. 1 evening, which benefits the Auditory Oral School of New York, will honor Academy Award winner Patricia Neal, Smith Barney's Shirl Penney and The Count and Countess de Lesseps.
The evening will begin with cocktails, followed by dinner, an auction of luxury items, celebrity tributes, performances and dancing to Alex Donner and his Orchestra. Those currently scheduled to entertain include K.T. Sullivan, Anna Bergman, Howard McGillin, Ron Raines and Julie Wilson.
Among the many expected to attend the one-night-only event are Mrs. Robert Altman, Lucie Arnaz & Larry Luckinbill, Bob Balaban, Alec Baldwin, Marisa Berenson, Cornelia Sharpe Bregman & Marty Bregman, Hon. Adolfo Carrion, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Glenn Close, Arlene Dahl, Tovah Feldshuh, Andy Griffith, Tammy Grimes, Linda Hamilton, Rosemary Harris, Celeste Holm, Elaine Kaufman, Rue McClanahan, Dina Merrill & Ted Hartley, Hon. Marty Markowitz, Pat Mitchell, Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Rex Reed, Marty Richards, Cliff Robertson, Leba & Neil Sedaka, Mr. & Mrs. Budd Schulberg, Marian Seldes, Mr. & Mrs. Joe Stein, Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara, Hon. Scott Stringer, Betsy Von Furstenberg, Eli Wallach & Anne Jackson, Tony & Gen Walton, Mr. Mrs. Douglas Watt, Joanne Woodward & Paul Newman.
Jennifer Dumas is executive producer of Hooray for Hollywood, and Patricia Watt is entertainment producer for the gala.
For ticket information call Jennifer Dumas at (212) 655-9377 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. *
The Auditory Oral School of New York is a non-profit organization that "specializes in teaching deaf and hard of hearing children to listen, talk, think and socialize."