Newcomers to the 7:30 PM concert include Jai Rodriguez, Raúl Esparza, Freda Payne, Maurice Hines, Carol Woods and Paulette Ivory. These actors join the previously announced Kimberley Locke, Lucy Lawless, Susan Anton, Bruce Vilanch, B.D. Wong, Joey McIntyre, Carole Cook, Mary Jo Catlett, Jason Graae, Valarie Pettiford, Cate Caplin, Gary Franco and most of the cast of the San Francisco production of Jersey Boys.
David Galligan will direct the largest annual AIDS benefit concert, which is presented by The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, a non-profit organization established to raise funds for AIDS service provider agencies. Michael Orland will be the evening's musical director.
This year's beneficiaries include Aguilas, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, Maitri, STOP AIDS Project and Vital Life Services, Oakland.
For tickets to Help Is On the Way XIII: Goes to the Movies, call (415) 273-1620 or visit www.helpisontheway.org.
The Palace of Fine Arts is located at 3301 Lyon Street in San Francisco, CA.