By Michael Gioia
05 Aug 2012
David Galligan directs the 7:30 PM performance, which features Grammy Award winner Helen Reddy, Carole Cook (42nd Street), David Engel (La Cage aux Folles), Harris (The Life, The Producers), Vicki Lewis (Damn Yankees), Kimberley Locke ("American Idol"), Maureen McGovern (Little Women), Jake Simpson ("Star Search"), Rex Smith (Pirates of Penzance), Lisa Vroman (The Phantom of the Opera), Natalie Weiss (Wicked national tour), jazz singers Tuck & Patti, cabaret singer Paula West, singing group B.O.O.B.S!, ballroom dancers John Navaez and Andrew Cervantes and the touring cast of Les Miserables.
The event honors Tom Nolan, former executive of Project Open Hand, with the Community Hero Award. Help Is on the Way also features an extensive silent auction coinciding with the pre-performance gala.