Only Make Believe Benefit to Feature Fierstein, Morton, Kimball, Runolfsson and More

News   Only Make Believe Benefit to Feature Fierstein, Morton, Kimball, Runolfsson and More Hayley Mills and Brad Oscar will host the annual Only Make Believe concert to benefit the charitable organization of the same name, which brings theatre to hospital-bound children.

The Nov. 1 benefit at SHOW will feature the talents of Harvey Fierstein, Dick Latessa, Euan Morton, Christiane Noll, Alix Korey, Chad Kimball, Kate Shindle, Julia Murney, Anne Runolfsson, Isabel Rose, Anika Larsen and Bon Jovi keyboard player David Bryan. Joe DiPietro will direct the evening with musical direction by Seth Rudetsky. Show time is 7 PM. Karen LeFrak will be honored with the 2004 James Hammerstein Award for "her outstanding dedication and achievement in reaching out to children in need."

  Only Make Believe was founded in October 1999 at Rusk Institute's Pediatric Unit of the NYU Hospitals Center as a project of the James and Dena Hammerstein Foundation. Since its debut, the project has already provided hundreds of workshops for children in New York City medical facilities.

  SHOW is located in Manhattan at 135 West 41st Street. Tickets, priced $150 (show only) and $250 (show and post-performance celebration at Bryant Park Grill), are available by calling (646) 336-1500. Visit www.onlymakebelieve.org for more information.