Broadway Shines for Shriners Hospitals for Children

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A Special Night Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children - Philadelphia

On Monday, December 5, 2011 stars from your favorite Broadway shows will perform a one-night-only concert in New York City, to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children®.

Donna Kane (Meet Me In St. Louis, Les Miserables), Julia Murney (Wicked, Wild Party), Annie Golden (Hair, Assassins), Rob Evan (Jekyll & Hyde), Ed Watts and Matt Leisy (The Fantasticks), Ciaran Sheehan (Phantom of the Opera), Robi Hager (Spring Awakening) and more are scheduled to perform.

With musical direction by Mark Hartman (Avenue Q, Sondheim on Sondheim), the program will include some of Broadway’s signature hits including, “I Dreamed A Dream”, “This is the Moment”, “Defying Gravity”, “Try to Remember”, “Music of the Night” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” sung by the stars who performed them on Broadway.

Stage, screen and television star Frances Sternhagen (Driving Miss Daisy, Cheers, and ER) will make a special appearance.

The concert will be hosted by award-winning Broadway leading lady Donna Kane, whose daughter was successfully treated with innovative spine surgery at Shriners Hospital for Children — Philadelphia. All proceeds will go to help purchase equipment for the hospital's new operating room.

Broadway Loves Shriners Hospitals for Children Benefit Concert begins at 7 p.m., at the historic Masonic Hall, in the heart of Manhattan at 23rd Street and 6th Avenue.

For tickets and information, please visit: http://www.broadwaylovesshriners.com or by phone at 800-838-3006.

About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. The 22 hospitals in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate. For more information visit, http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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