Upstage Lung Cancer

Using performing arts to raise awareness and funding for lung cancer research

May 20, 2016

SING OUT!
To Upstage Lung Cancer

  • The Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Auditorium 35 Binney Street, Boston
  • Northern Lights
  • 7:30 pm Showtime

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PHONE ORDERS: 617- 992-0441

Don’t miss this inspirational evening of music where we’ll strike a chord to raise awareness of the changing face of lung cancer. Featuring:

  • The doctor musicians of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet
  • The Bo and Bill Winiker  Jazz Trio
  • Peking and the Mystics, a Capella group
  • Linda Marks, Singer/Songwriter & Dave Birkin (Sax) with young singer, Claire McFarland
  • Hildy Grossman, of The Follen Angels with Greg Woodsbie (keyboard)
  • Northern Lights, young a Capella singers

Popular WBZ radio host, Jordan Rich, emcee, joins guest speakers Dr. Deborah Morosini,  leading pathologist and sister of the late Dana Reeve, and K.C. Oakley of Jill’s Legacy for an unforgettable night of song.

The evening also features an Opportunity Drawing which includes a 50/50 drawing, 2 Red Sox tickets, and gift certificates from Boston restaurants.  Drawing tickets are $5 each, 3 for $10, 10 for $20*.

Our partners are the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Concert proceeds will support the ALCMI Young Lung Genome Project.

ALL cancer patients and their families are our guest.  Just click on “Tickets” and fill out the form.

Our Past Performances

Upstage Lung Cancer has been staging performances since 2008. Below are some of our recent past productions.

High Hopes cast
7th ANNUAL CONCERT

High Hopes
Celebrating Sinatra’s Centennial

Performed November 10, 2015

Renowned vocalists and media personalities from around New England gathered in Boston to celebrate the music of the “chairman of the board”, Frank Sinatra, on the eve of his 100th birthday. Joyce Kulhawik, was joined onstage by Leigh Barrett, Brian De Lorenzo, Hildy Grossman, John F. King, Paula Markowicz, and Scott Wahle. With Lisa Rafferty (director), Catherine Stornetta (music director), and Michelle Hayes (choreographer).

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Upstage Lung Cancer Sing Out 2015
2nd ANNUAL CONCERT

SING OUT! Youth Music Festival
A Coast-to-Coast Effort Using Music to Fight Lung Cancer

Performed March 22, 2015

Talented young musicians used their breath and voices to deliver a message that ANYONE CAN GET LUNG CANCER, regardless of age. The program included three a cappella groups: Testostertones, Note-a-fy and Perfect Pitch; as well as The Unity Gospel Choir of Northeastern University and Sociedad Latina Youth Leaders of Boston. The Emcee for the event was WBZ radio personality, Jordan Rich. In addition, Deborah Morosini, MD, Hildy Grossman and Jim Swaim joined Wendy Covell and special guests.

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Dean Martin and the Rat Pack cast
6th ANNUAL CONCERT

“Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime”
Celebrates the music of Dean Martin and the Rat Pack

Performed October 28, 2014

Dean Martin died of lung cancer in 1995, but in this performance, we celebrated his wit and love of life through his music. Joyce Kulhawik, emcee, joined our talented cast: Leigh Barrett, Brian De Lorenzo, Hildy Grossman, Paula Markowicz, and Scott Wahle. With Lisa Rafferty (director), Timothy Evans (music director), and Ilyse Robbins (choreographer).

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