Steve Wynn’s ShowStoppers kicks off magical wish
for 17-year-old Las Vegas Make-A-Wish® teen
The cast of Steve Wynn’s ShowStoppers recently kicked off a magical wish for 17-year-old Shadow Ridge High School student, Ary Brewer, who is currently undergoing treatment for leukemia. Ary, who wishes to go to New York City to see Broadway shows, was serenaded on stage following the evening’s performance during a cast meet and greet. Joining with ShowStoppers’ lead vocalist Lindsay Roginski, Ary sang “Roxie” from the show, Chicago, and learned she and her family would depart for “The Great White Way” on March 31, 2015, courtesy of Make-A-Wish® Southern Nevada. The special wish reveal was a total surprise for Ary, who has waited more than a year for her wish to come true.
The very active and outgoing student, who was just cast as Igor in her school’s Frankenstein theater production, wants to see musicals like Cats, Chicago, Mamma Mia, Hairspray and more. Make-A-Wish® Southern Nevada is joining with: Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York to make Ary’s wish a reality.
“It takes a community to grant magical wishes, and this very special wish reveal, courtesy of Steve Wynn’s ShowStoppers and the Wynn Las Vegas, is the ultimate example of what the community can do to infuse an already amazing wish with even more magic and sparkle,” said Caroline Ciocca, president and CEO, Make-A-Wish® Southern Nevada.
“The power of a wish is undeniable; they instill hope and give kids battling from life-threatening illnesses something exciting to look forward to, taking their minds off endless treatments, hospital visits and uncertain futures. We are so grateful to Steve Wynn, the cast and crew of ShowStoppers and all those who worked behind the scenes to make this wish reveal as exciting as a Broadway debut!”
About Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true has positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada is part of one of the world’s leading children’s charities, serving children living in Clark, Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda Counties. With the help of generous donors and more than 500 volunteers, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada has granted over 1600 wishes since its inception in 1996.Visit Make-A-Wish at www.snv.wish.org to learn more.