NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stand Up for a Cure 2013 Concert Series announced today that comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld will be joined by guests Colin Quinn and celebrated TV anchor Rosanna Scotto - co-host of Fox 5's Good Day New York - to kick off the new season with a show at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 17th. The show will partner with The American Diabetes Association to benefit research into juvenile diabetes.
Tickets for this exclusive event go on sale tomorrow, Feb. 1, 2013, through Stand Up for a Cure (www.sufac.org) as well as through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com). The concert features a top shelf VIP pre-party hosted by actress, model and Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza – most recently seen as a contestant on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice. A very limited number of Meet and Greet experiences with Jerry Seinfeld are also available.
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, 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).
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 hemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. For more information, visit novonordisk.com.
The 2013 Stand Up for a Cure Concert Series is produced by Live Production Group who produces events to raise funds and awareness for various medical and social causes.
SOURCE Live Production Group