Lane, Fierstein, Osmond, Jersey Boys and More Help Christopher Reeve Foundation's "A Magical Evening"
By Ernio Hernandez
Nathan Lane, Harvey Fierstein, Donny Osmond, Joan Collins and stars of The Times They Are A-Changin', The Jersey Boys, Tarzan and more will take part in "A Magical Evening" benefit for the Christopher Reeve Foundation.
The event, which will celebrate the strength and courage of Christopher and Dana Reeve, will be held at the Marriott Marquis Nov. 6.
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 the Jersey Boys are slated to perform. Actress Olivia Wilde and Matthew, Alexandra and Will Reeve will also take part.
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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