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Good Day New York's Rosanna Scotto will join comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld and comedian Colin Quinn at the Stand Up for a Cure 2013 Concert Series kick-off show at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 17th. The show will partner with The American Diabetes Association to benefit research into juvenile diabetes.

 Tickets go on sale Friday February 1st through Stand Up for a Cure as well as through Ticketmaster. The concert features a VIP pre-party hosted by actress, model and Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza.   A very limited number of Meet and Greet experiences with Jerry Seinfeld are also available.

The concert marks Jerry Seinfeld's third time performing as part of the Stand Up for a Cure Concert Series which has included performers including Bon Jovi, The Dave Matthews Band, Brian Wilson and Barry Manilow. In addition, celebrity hosts have included Julia Roberts and Alec Baldwin.

Welcoming the concert, Larry Hausner, CEO of The American Diabetes Association said: "The American Diabetes Association is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this special Stand Up for a Cure event. About 1 in every 400 children and adolescents has diabetes and this number continues to grow. Thanks to events like these, we are able to provide a vast array of resources for these youth and their families."

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