The Brothers Gershwin: George and Ira! The 25th Annual S.T.A.G.E. Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event
Wilshire Theatre Beverly Hills


There are still tickets available for both performances.  Please purchase tickets by going to the "TICKET SALES" windows at the theatre, opening Sunday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets ordered online after March 13 may be picked up at the theatre box office "WILL CALL" windows.

REMINDER!  After 25 years, S.T.A.G.E. returns to its roots...enjoy the show and provide food for APLA clients.  In support of APLA's 9 food banks, the Necessities of Life Program (NOLP), bring any of the following items with you to the show: 

Coffee, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, toothbrushes, shampoo / conditioner, shaving cream, disposable razors, whole grain cereal, non-perishable canned goods, non-refrigerated juice, and any other non-perishable items you would like to donate. 

Please bring your donations to APLA NOLP truck located, which will be parked on Wilshire near the front of the theatre. 

The Brothers Gershwin


The Brothers Gershwin: George & Ira
The 25th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) Honoring Michael Kearns
The longest continuously running AIDS benefit in the world, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) has raised more than $5 million for HIV/AIDS services throughout Southern California. This year, enjoy two exciting performances of song and dance saluting legendary composers George and Ira Gershwin and benefiting APLA’s programs and services for people affected by HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles and beyond. Bid on a range of offerings, including priceless musical memorabilia, during the event’s silent auction. David Galligan directs. Jerry Sternbach and Mary Ekler are the musical directors.

S.T.A.G.E. co-founder and award-winning actor Michael Kearns will receive the "2009 Producers STAGE Award" at the March 21 performance in recognition of his ongoing personal and professional commitment to and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Scheduled to appear: Ian Abercrombie, Allen Barton, Baul Point Pen: Paul Peglar & Ben McLain, Shoshana Bean, Mary Jo Catlett, Carole Cook, James Darren, Loretta Devine, The Cast of "Forever Plaid": Roger Befeler, Jeremy Bernard, David Engel, & Larry Raben, Betty Garrett, Lucas Grabeel, Sam Harris, Bill Hutton, Michael K. Lee, Vicki Lewis, Kimberley Locke, Jon Maher, Pat Marshall, Linda Michele, Valarie Pettiford, Stefanie Powers, Jai Rodriguez, Bruce Vilanch, Dee Wallace, Nita Whitaker, John Lloyd Young and others to be announced.

The Wilshire Theatre Beverly Hills
8440 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Saturday, March 21 at 8:00 p.m. (Silent auction opens at 6:30 p.m.) 
Sunday, March 22 at 3:00 p.m. (Silent auction opens at 1:30 p.m.)





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To buy tickets online, click "BUY TICKETS" below and select by date and ticket price. You will be able to read a full description of any item by clicking on the link for it. For more information, please call 866.679.0958. 

Submissions for the 25th Annual S.T.A.G.E. program journal are closed.
If you would still like to make a donation in honor of Michael Kearns,this year's S.T.A.G.E. Producers Award recipient, or in memory of the late S.T.A.G.E. producers Charles Pollock and/or Harry Prongue, please click the "Buy Tickets" button to see your options. Thank you for your support.


Start Date: Saturday, March 21, 2009
End Date:   Monday, March 23, 2009

8440 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
United States

APLA online ticket sales have closed.















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