- Nov. 1, 2011 -
One of the entertainment highlights of the Holiday Season returns to Palm Springs on Wednesday, December 7th, at 7:00PM as Producers Scott Nevins and Mark Jones present SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert (http://www.SparklePalmSprings.com
) to benefit Desert AIDS Project (http://www.desertaidsproject.org
) at the Annenberg Theater inside the Palm Springs Art Museum. An all-star cast of performers from the worlds of television, Broadway and the music industry gather together to help get you into the spirit of the season as they perform your favorite Holiday songs at this one night only extravaganza!
SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert delivers another exciting evening of Holiday music featuring a cavalcade of talent from some of today’s hottest Broadway and television shows (including some favorites from last year’s performance)
plus some legendary showbiz personalities to deliver extra Holiday cheer! Scheduled to perform in this year’s All-Star line up is the legendary JoAnne Worley (Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, Beauty and the Beast), two-time Daytime Emmy® nominated Soap Star Bobbie Eakes (All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful), TV & Broadway Stars Wilson Cruz (Grey’s Anatomy, My So Called Life, RENT) and Milena Govich (Law & Order, Cabaret), Tony® Award Nominee Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, 110 in the Shade), Ginifer King (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, Gypsy), Max von Essen (Les Miserables, Dance of the Vampires, Xanadu National Tour), Erin Quill (Avenue Q), Von Smith (American Idol, The View), Jen Malenke (High School Musical: Get in the Picture, Into The Woods), Julie Garnye (Hair: In Concert, Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure), Jessica Keenan Wynn (Hairspray at the Hollywood Bowl), Dionne Gipson (Black Dynamite), Robyn Clark (Gypsy) and a few surprises, adding up to deliver the Holiday event of the season in the Coachella Valley!
The evening will be hosted by Award-winning TV Personality, Comedian and INSTINCT Magazine Cover Guy from truTV’s hit show The Smoking Gun Presents Scott Nevins (http://www.ScottNevins.com
) and musically directed by Jesse Vargas.
Nevins is also the show’s co-producer, along with Mark Jones, a Palm Springs marketing and events company owner (http://www.BrighthausMarketing.com)
. “We are thrilled to bring Sparkle back to Palm Springs and we can’t think of a better way to usher in the holiday season than by raising money for an organization that does as much good work in the Coachella Valley as Desert AIDS Project does all year round,” says Jones.
General Admission Tickets for the show are $48 each; VIP Tickets (which include premium reserved seating and VIP After-Party with hosted bar) are $125 each. More information including performer photos and bios can be found at http://www.sparklepalmsprings.com and tickets may be purchased at:
Desert AIDS Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and is the organization in our community where people living with HIV and AIDS can receive comprehensive support, including medical care, case management, and social services. D.A.P. also offers free and confidential HIV testing at a number of locations throughout the communities it serves. To learn more about Desert AIDS Project, please call 760-323-2118, visit http://www.desertaidsproject.org or find them on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Additional event information:
• Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
• 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)
• The Annenberg Theater at the Palm Springs Art Museum
• Tickets may be purchased at The Annenberg Theater Box Office or online at: http://www.psmuseum.org/
• Scott Nevins is available for television, radio or print interviews. Please contact Brian Vatcher to arrange.Photo: