On October 26, The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) presents the HERO Awards for individuals and organizations' contributions to communities living with HIV/AIDS. Tony Award winner Melba Moore (Purlie, 1970) and ballet soloist Garen Price Scribner (An American in Paris) will be given awards, as will GMHC, at the event which will also feature Moore's debut performance of her new single "Just Dance," choreographed by Nathan Madden, and Attila Joey Csiki and Tobin Del Cuore's duet of Lar Lubovitch called "Concerto 622," a legendary piece of choreography that was created during the AIDS epidemic.
Attendance is $25 for general admission and $100 for limited premium seating. Tickets will be available at the Stage 48 Box Office (605 West 48th St., New York, NY).
The fundraiser will benefit HERO, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. For advance tickets and/or to learn more about HERO, go to HIVHero.org.