Starry Night Stories 2011

Ellen Barkin, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly, Brooke Shields and more read favorite children’s books. A Benefit for Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read.

October 3, 2011
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
New York NY

Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read. Share the magic of children’s book with readings by Ellen Barkin, Billy Crudup, Ana Gasteyer, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Brooke Shields, and friends.

Hors d’oeuvres compliments of Bar Breton, Beacon, Eataly, Frankies 570 Spuntino, Northern Spy Food Co., Public, Terroir, ‘wichcraft. Wines graciously provided by M. Chapoutier. Sweet endings compliments of Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, One Girl Cookies and Podunk Cupcakes. Coffee by Brooklyn Roasting Company and water from Saratoga Spring Water Co.

Starry Night Stories is made possible by Scholastic, The Dreyfus Corporation, Tommy Hilfiger, Jane Burton(co-founder, Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read), NYU Langone Medical Center/Department of Pediatrics, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, E*TRADE Financial and NYU College of Dentistry/Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

TICKETS
VIP: $500
A limited number of tickets will include admission to the VIP “cocktail hour” with the actors, priority seating for the performance, program listing and special door prize.
Patron Admission: $350
A limited number of tickets will include priority seating to the performance, program listing and special door prize.
Friend Admission: $250
*All tickets include performance (readings by actors), hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and wine.The tax deductible portion of your purchase will be your ticket price minus $50.

Reach Out and Read at Bellevue Hospital makes books and parent counseling a routine part of pediatric care, starting at a baby’s six month check-up! Reach Out and Read encourages reading aloud as a regular, joyful home activity that can improve language development, parent child interactions and school success. One of the greatest gifts we can give a child is a love of reading, and it is never too early to begin.

Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

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