NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stand Up for a Cure 2013 Concert Series announces today that comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld will perform the first show of the new season with a performance at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 17th with special guest Colin Quinn. The show is collaborating with the American Diabetes Association to benefit research for children and youth with diabetes.
A limited number of tickets for this highly anticipated event go on sale through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) on December 20th at 10AM EST. A passcode is required to purchase tickets for this exclusive event. For more information about supporting this event or purchasing tickets, please visit www.sufac.org or call 1-800-706-CURE.
This concert marks Jerry Seinfeld's third time performing as part of the Stand Up for a Cure Concert Series which has included other high-profile performers including Bon Jovi, The Dave Matthews Band, Brian Wilson and Barry Manilow. In addition, celebrity hosts have included Julia Roberts (9/10/08 at Madison Square Garden) and Alec Baldwin (6/2/08 at Wamu Theater).
The concert will feature a top shelf VIP pre-party hosted by actress, model and Miss Universe, Dayana Mendoza- most recently seen as a contestant on NBC's the Celebrity Apprentice. In addition, a limited number of Meet and Greet experiences will be available for purchase on Ticketmaster with a passcode. The concert series has been known to attract an A-list audience of celebrities including Lindsay Lohan, Ashley Olsen, Antonio "LA" Reid, Woody Harrelson amongst many others.
Welcoming the concert, Larry Hausner, CEO of the American Diabetes Association said: "The American Diabetes Association is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this special Stand Up for a Cure event. About 1 in every 400 children and adolescents has diabetes and this number continues to grow. Thanks to events like these, we are able to provide a vast array of resources for these youth and their families."
This concert is sponsored by Novo Nordisk. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 89 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions within haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. For more information, visit www.novonordisk.com. Follow US-based news on Twitter: @NovoNordiskUS
The 2013 Stand Up for a Cure Concert Series is produced by Live Production Group who produce events to raise funds and awareness for various medical and social causes.
SOURCE Live Production Group