The event, which will celebrate the strength and courage of the late Christopher and Dana Reeve, will be held at the Marriott Marquis.
Current Beauty and the Beast star Donny Osmond, The Times They Are A Changin' lead Lisa Brescia, Tarzan duo Josh Strickland and Jenn Gambatese as well as stars of Jersey Boys are slated to perform. Meryl Streep, Barbara Walters, Joan Collins, Olivia Wilde, Miss USA Tara Conner as well as Matthew, Alexandra and Will Reeve will be in attendance.
The Christopher Reeve Foundation will present the first-ever Dana Reeve Hope Award to Cristina Carlino, founder and CEO of Philosophy, Inc. The Visionary Leadership Award will also be bestowed upon Forest City Ratner Companies President and CEO Bruce C. Ratner and The Honorable Thomas H. Kean.
The black-tie evening will begin at 6 PM and will feature a cocktail reception (at 6:30) and dinner (7:30) as well as a "Magic Ticket" raffle featuring "one-of-a-kind luxury items."
Proceeds from the evening will benefit CRF, which is "dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy."
For more information, visit www.christopherreeve.org or call (212) 786-6183.
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