The evening, which will pay tribute to the courage and strength of the late Christopher and Dana Reeve, will also include a Broadway-themed performance. Among those scheduled to entertain include Beauty and the Beast's Donny Osmond, Tarzan's Josh Strickland and Jenn Gambatese, the Jersey Boys and cast members from The Times They Are A-Changin'. Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein will host the one-night-only event, which will feature the presentation of the first-ever Dana Reeve Hope Award (to Cristina Carlino) and The Visionary Leadership Award (to Bruce C. Ratner and the Honorable Thomas H. Kean). The evening will also include a cocktail reception (6:30 PM), dinner (7:30 PM) and a "Magic Ticket" raffle.
The Christopher Reeve Foundation is dedicated "to finding treatments and cures for spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the lives of people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy."
The Marriot Marquis is located in Manhattan at 1535 Broadway. The event will be held on the seventh floor. For ticket information call (212) 786-6183.