"A Night at Sardi’s” in Los Angeles

The 20th Anniversary Alzheimer’s Association gala will feature stars from stage, television and film performing in the musical “Show Stoppers.”

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Los Angeles CA

A Night at Sardi’s” is an annual celebrity musical revue and awards dinner to benefit the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. More than 1,000 prominent political and entertainment industry leaders — in addition to celebrities — gather to recognize advances in the fight against Alzheimer’s — and rally around the growing movement to end the disease.

"A Night at Sardi's” 20th Anniversary Alzheimer’s Association gala

To date, “A Night at Sardi’s” has raised more than $19 million to address this rapidly growing health crisis. The Alzheimer’s Association funds cutting-edge research, raises awareness and helps to address t he needs of Americans living with the disease and their caregivers.

The star-studded event will feature appearances and performances by some of television, film and Broadway’s hottest talent including Kristen Bell, Gilles Marini, the cast of The Big Bang Theory, Taye Diggs, Kevin McKidd, Peter Gallagher, David Hyde Pierce, Wayne Brady, Lamorne Morris, Sean Hayes, Beth Behrs, Josh Radnor, Alfre Woodard, Marilu Henner, Jon Lovitz, Alfred Molina, Joey McIntyre, Mayim Bialik and Steven Weber. The talented cast will cover songs from some of Broadway’s most beloved musicals including “Hair,”Spamalot,” “Guys and Dolls” and more!

The event will also honor Susan Disney Lord with the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver of the Year Award. She was a caregiver for her mother, Patricia Disney who recently died from Alzheimer’s at the age of 77. Disney Lord is a philanthropist, advocate, and active member of the Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter Board of Directors.


Event Chairs

Laurie Burrows Grad and Peter Grad

“A Night at Sardi’s” is an annual celebrity musical revue and awards dinner to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Laurie Burrows Grad began this event in honor of her father, the late playwright/director Abe Burrows, who had Alzheimer’s. Laurie chairs the event alongside her husband, Peter Grad.

Honorary Co-Chairs

James Burrows
Robert A. Iger
David Hyde Pierce

Honorary Dinner Committee

Lenny Beer
Debbie Burrows
Connie Chung & Maury Povich
Blythe Danner
Abigail Disney & Pierre Hauser
Roy & Sheri Disney
Tim & Neda Disney
Jean & Steve Edwards
Jane & Michael Eisner
Shelley Fabares & Mike Farrell
Victor Garber
Stanley & Ilene Gold
Brad Grey
Brian Hargrove
Garry Marshall
Barry Meyer
Ron Meyer
Terry Semel
Lorraine & Sid Sheinberg
Tom Werner

Dinner Committee

Carrie Brillstein
Susan Dietz
Shelley Fabares
Beth Heffner
George-Ann Hyams
Patricia Stich Merchant
Judy Miller
Linnea Miron
Doreen Nortman
Nancy Cohen Paul
Pat George Rowland
Peter Safran
Jeff Smith
Maeve Solberg
Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns
Judy Wunsch
Jeanette Yazedjian

Individual Limited $500
Individual $1250
Silver Benefactor $5000
Gold Benefactor $10,000
Platinum Benefactor $25,000
Diamond Benefactor $50,000

About the Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.

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