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Everyone’s, er, favourite duo, Donny and Marie Osmond, announce their support for the SickKids Foundation

Listen to Donny and Marie Osmond get along in song to support the SickKids Foundation (Image: Boballo Koenig)

Who could forget Donny Osmond’s stint on TV’s The Love Boat or Marie Osmond’s late-night infomercial appearances selling the hormone-free menopause solution Gem? Well, fans of the Jack and Jill of all trades will be excited to know that on Thursday, July 7, the Osmonds will be performing Donny and Marie Live at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in support of the SickKids Foundation, where 25 per cent of the earnings from the show will support efforts in Toronto. We think it is great that the Osmonds are bringing attention to a noble cause, and we’re happy to add “philanthropists” to their other list of attributes: a little bit country and a little bit rock ’n’ roll.

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Donny and Marie, Colm Wilkinson and Green Day’s American Idiot musical coming to the Four Seasons Centre

Donny and Marie Osmond, Colm Wilkinson and John Gallagher Jr. in American Idiot

A Broadway legend, some American rock ’n’ roll and a pair of former teen stars who (hopefully) still have it will grace Toronto’s stages over the next year. Dancap Productions announced three new shows for 2011–2012 in a press conference earlier today: Colm Wilkinson in Concert: Broadway and Beyond (August 12–13), American Idiot (December 28–January 15) and Donny and Marie (July 5–17).

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