Upstage Lung Cancer

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

Friends of Upstage Lung Cancer

A special thanks To our friends and supporters for all they do to make our events so successful. We thank you for your donations of time, talent, items and dollars.

Bob Bond & Associates and Lotsa Shots for exceptional generosity in creating all flyers and posters as well as photographing all events.

Robin Friedman, Visual Velocity, stellar graphic designer, for our website and so many other lovely designs.

Al Davis, Visual Velocity, producer/editor, for creating an outstanding record of all of our shows.

New England Patriots for their generous Myra Kraft MVP award to acknowledge our efforts and dedication to support research to save lives and make lung cancer a chronic versus deadly disease.

Joyce Kulhawik, Emmy Award Winning Arts & Entertainment Critic, our brilliant annual Emcee for our Fall Cabaret Concert.

Leigh Barrett, Brian De Lorenzo, Hildy Grossman, Paula Markowicz and Scott Wahle, our talented and generous cast for our Fall Cabaret Concert for their open-hearted annual commitment.

Timothy Evans our cabaret musical director.

Lisa Rafferty our cabaret director and co-writer.

Ilyse Robbins our choreographer.

Seth Rubin for his beautiful musical arrangements.

Jordan Rich, WBZ Radio host, for unwavering efforts to publicize our events and for being the Emcee for our Spring Youth Festival, “Sing Out!”

Wendy Covell, Testostertones, Perfect Pitch, Northeastern Unity Gospel Chorus, The Next Best Western, Note-A-Fy, Kenneth W. Dantzig, Maiche Seibel, Blue of a Kind and Voices Boston for donating their musical talents to our concerts.

Deborah Morosini, MD and Natalya DeRobertis for being such great speakers about lung cancer.

Brian De Lorenzo, Richard Grossman, Paula Davis, Nancy Swan, Crispin Weinberg for proofreading — everything!

Don Warnock, Marc Thomas, Evan Driscoll for all things technical.

Francine L. Jacobson, MD, MPH, and Yolonda Colson, MD, Ph.D. for unwavering support.

Ken Dantzig, Prime Time Promotions, for donation of the beautiful Fan Award.

Jess Rosenkranz and Peter Macon, Macon Associates, for the Fall Cabaret Program Book.

To all of the wonderful volunteers at our events — we couldn’t do it without you!

Jay Cohen, and Svetlana Grinshpan for donating photography and volunteering.

Sara Glidden and the Lyric Stage Company for their generosity and cooperation.

Harry Sobel for continued support.

Incredible and tireless ULC Board of Directors.

Incredible ULC Medical Board.

David Fox, photographer, for his generous donation of ideas and services.

Joana Jeker Dos Anjos and Marcelle Domingues, our Brazilian friends who helped with marketing and publicity.

To Paul Priestly, Dana Brigham (Brookline Booksmith) and Gwen Ossenfort (Brookine Teen Center) for helping to sell tickets for “Sing Out!” Youth Music Festival.

All those who generously helped with “Sing Out!” including the Brookline Schools, Bill Lupini, Superintendent, Kathy Keavency, Kenny Kozol and Jay Pagliarulo.

Gilian Jackson of the Brookline Commission for the Arts for her support and advice.

Susan Gessner for fund raising efforts.

Crispin Weinberg for stepping in to help in every difficult situation.

Elaine Sloan for continued advice and support.

Eric Sloan and Dominique Bravo for hosting a wonderful house concert.

Matthew Robinson, John Amodeo for newspaper articles and Erin Clossey, editor of the Brookline TAB, for her support in publishing ULC articles.

Tammy Radencic for marketing advice.

For all of the businesses and individuals who have donated items and services to make our Silent Auction so successful.

Beth Ida Stern, advisor/supporter/ friend for all she does to elevate all of our efforts.