Figure skater John G. “Johnny” Weir
has announced his upcoming Ice
Dreams show will benefit Japan earthquake and tsunami relief.
Weir's Saturday, April 30 Ice Dreams
show in Chicago suburb Bensenville will donate $1 of every ticket
sold to the Japanese Red Cross in support of the relief effort.
Proceeds from a silent auction will also be donated to the relief
At Ice Dreams, Weir will be
joined by skaters Agnes Zawadski and Jordan Moeller.
The show will also feature 100 young
local skaters selected through live and web auditions.
“Performing with young skaters is
great, because our fans are what keep us going,” the three-time
U.S. National Figure Skating champion said in a statement. “It is
our job to inspire young skaters and encourage them to follow their
dreams on and off the ice.”
has also partnered with fashion designer Tadashi Shoji to create a
unique t-shirt to benefit the Japan earthquake relief. The shirt
is available for order at JohnnyWeir.com
or by calling 877-TADASHI.