The evening will feature musical direction by Jesse Kissel, musical arrangements by Ed Windels and a script by Halston and D. Michael Dvorchak. Trisha Hansen is stage manager, and Sue Frost is co-producer.
All proceeds will benefit The Michael Kuchwara Fund for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research, Education, and Advocacy.
Birdland Jazz Club is located at 315 West 44th Street. Doors will open at 5 PM. For more information visit firstname.lastname@example.org or call (312) 239-6636.
Halston is a spokeswoman and activist for Pulmonary Fibrosis, along with her husband, Sirius XM news anchor for The Howard Stern Show, Ralph Howard, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2008.
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