FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Evan Ginzburg announces gala promotional event featuring performances by cast members from Theresa Sareo: Alive Again including former WWE pro wrestling legend Lanny “The Genius” Poffo
New York, NY- October 5, 2012.
On Friday October 5, 2012 from 6:30PM-midnight at beautiful Gizzi’s at 16 W 8th Street in the heart of New York’s legendary Greenwich Village, cast members from the award winning documentary Theresa Sareo: Alive Again will be performing in a memorable evening.
From Evan Ginzburg, Associate Producer of The Wrestler with Mickey Rourke, Theresa Sareo Alive Again is the true and inspirational documentary about New York based singer/songwriter Theresa Sareo whose life was forever changed when an impaired driver of an SUV caused the loss of her entire right leg. Gary Sinise, Lanny “The Genius” Poffo, Saturday Night Live band member Shawn Pelton and other luminaries appear in the film which was directed by Rye Joseph and has garnered critical acclaim and awards at the NY International Film Fest, Gasparilla International Film Fest, was screened at the Women’s International Film Fest, and will also be screening on Monday Oct. 15 8M at the Reel Independent Film Fest in Washington, DC.
The trailer for the film can be watched here: http://youtu.be/1K_o38wG3x4
Scheduled on October 5 at Gizzi’s:
6:30 Meet and Greet
7PM Poet Jon Winell set featuring a special poem to Theresa Sareo and Evan Ginzburg reads from Apartment 4B, Like in Brooklyn
7:30PM E-Jam/E-Global R&B/Funk http://unite2jam.com
8:00 Curtis Becraft band featuring Ethan Hartshorn
9:00 Lanny “The Genius” Poffo – Pro Wrestling legend performing poetry, road stories, personal film clips on our giant screen, and culminating with a Q&A and meet and greet with Lanny following his set.
10:00 Clips from film/trailer
10:15 Michael McHugh and Roger Blanc musical set
11:00 Open mike/jam session feat. top jazz musicians and surprise guests! Musicians- come on down...
This show is booked and hosted by Evan Ginzburg who is the host of Legends Radio (along with Dr. Mike Lano at: www.legendsradio.net) and Producer of Theresa Sareo: Alive Again (www.aliveagainmovie.com) . He is proud to be presenting what will be a memorable event and we expect many surprise guest luminaries and performers throughout this evening.
There is no cover. Spectacular food, drinks and desserts are available for purchase as well as merchandise opportunities.
We will make major announcements at the show including details on our upcoming New York screening/performance and our Indiegogo campaign to help us with post-production costs. Lanny Poffo discusses his appearance in Theresa Sareo:Alive Again on this Wednesday’s Legends Radio heard 7:00-9:20PM EST at www.legendsradio.net.
Don't miss what will be an eclectic evening. You will not see another show like this anywhere in New York City.
16 West 8th Street (west of 5th Ave., east of MacDougal) New York, NY 10011
Take the N or R train to 8th Street, walk west or take the
A,B,C,D,E,F,V train to West 4th Street; walk north, then east on 8th Street