benefit will feature present and past reality TV cast members.

benefit will feature present and past reality TV cast members.
Tonight’s performance of A Donkey Show, an off-Broadway, part of which will benefit The Real World: Miami’s Joe Patane’s foundation, will apparently be attended by a number of former reality TV stars, according to an e.mail release. Along with two current New York cast members, ex-Real World cast members Lars (London), Glen (L.A.), and, of course, Joe (Miami), Big Brother winner Eddie and Abe from Road Rules are supposed to attend. $10 of the $30 ticket price goes to Joe’s World Foundation if you mention code RW30 at the box office or to Ticketmaster over the phone, or use JRW30 online.

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