Stars step out in Vienna to attend the last ever Life Ball

A long way from home!

Stars stepped out overseas this weekend to attend the 2019 Life Ball, a charity event that raises money to support HIV/AIDS-focused organizations. Known for its avant-garde costumes, extravagant makeup and  theatrical performances, this year's "Wizard of Oz" theme did not disappoint.

Alan Cummings, Deborah Cox and "Younger" star Nico Tortorella, all took to the stage to preform renditions of songs from the 1939 film.

Other big names that headed to Vienna's City Hall for the last and final Life Ball included Katie Holmes, Dita Von Teese, "DWTS" alum Nyle Dimarco and "Mean Girls" actor Daniel Franzese.

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VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Katie Holmes during the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 8, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Alan Cumming during the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 8, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Nyle DiMarco attends the LIFE+ Solidarity Gala prior to the Life Ball 2019 at Spiegelzelt in the City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2019/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was altered with digital filters.) Dita von Teese arrives for the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Robert Schlesinger/Life Ball 2019/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Lea DeLaria (L) and guest attend the LIFE+ Solidarity Gala prior to the Life Ball 2019 at Spiegelzelt in the City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2019/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Amanda Lepore during the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 8, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Deborah Cox arrives for the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Michael Gruber/Life Ball 2019/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Keala Settle on stage during the Life Ball 2019 show at City Hall on June 8, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Keala Settle during the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 8, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Carmen Carrera during the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 8, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: (L-R) Bill Roedy, Laura Whitmore, Alexandra Roedy, Hofit Golan and Simon de Pury arrive for the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2019/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: (L-R) Gilles Marini, Dita Von Teese and Deborah Cox perform on stage during the Life Ball 2019 show at City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Michael Gruber/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Dianne Brill (2nd R) with her children Keenan Brill, Celan Brill, Eden Brill and her husband Peter Voelkle arrives for the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Charies Abel and Keenan Brill ( Son of Dianne Brill ) and father Peter Voelkle ( Husband of Dianne Brill ) during the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall on June 8, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 08: Cesar Sampson attends the LIFE+ Solidarity Gala prior to the Life Ball 2019 at Spiegelzelt in the City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. After 26 years the charity event Life Ball will take place for the very last time, raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2019/Getty Images)
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Holmes, who is an ambassador for the amfAR anti-AIDS foundation, took to the stage to talk about the importance of making strides in the cure for HIV/AIDS. The actress stunned on the red carpet wearing a holographic-esqué custom Missoni dress.

Oscar-nominated singer Keala Settle preformed her breakout hit "This is Me" from "The Greatest Showman," receiving a standing ovation for her powerhouse vocals.

"I’ve never been to a more electric and unifying event in my days on this earth!" Settle wrote on Twitter.

Gary Keszler, the founder of the world's biggest AIDS charity event, revealed that after 26 years the curtains will close on the Life Ball.

"AIDS has changed from a death sentence to being a chronic disease. The paradox of this success is that the number of allies for AIDS charity projects is decreasing both at home and abroad," Keszler said in a statement.

"We achieved more than we ever dared hope. I am so eternally grateful," he said, adding: "It is now time to bring this project to a fitting conclusion."

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All of the celebs who’ve attended Life Ball in Vienna
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VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 16: Paula Abdul attends the Life Ball 2015 after show party at City Hall on May 16, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2015/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 25: Sir Elton John (L) and Bill Clinton during the 'Life Ball 2013 - Show' at City Hall on May 25, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Life Ball 2013/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 02: Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael Jackson, during the Life Ball 2018 at City Hall on June 2, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. The Life Ball, an annual charity event raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year at Vienna's City Hall. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 10: Naomi Campbell during the Life Ball 2017 at City Hall on June 10, 2017 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 25: Sir Elton John speaks during the 'Life Ball 2013 - Show' at City Hall on May 25, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Life Ball 2013/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 15: Katy Perry attends LIFE BALL 2009 Cocktail Reception at Hotel Le Meridien on May 15, 2009 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by NICK HUNT /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 25: Bill Clinton speaks during the 'Life Ball 2013 - Show' at City Hall on May 25, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Life Ball 2013/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 16: Charlize Theron and Sean Penn attend the Life Ball 2015 at City Hall on May 16, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Nigel Treblin/Life Ball 2015/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 16: Sean Penn and Charlize Theron attend the AIDS Solidarity Gala at Hofburg Vienna on May 16, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2015/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 02: Caitlyn Jenner attends the Life Ball 2018 at City Hall on June 2, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. The Life Ball, an annual charity event raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year at Vienna's City Hall. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 31: Kesha attends the Life Ball 2014 at City Hall on May 31, 2014 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 02: Kelly Osbourne during the Life Ball 2018 at City Hall on June 2, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. The Life Ball, an annual charity event raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year at Vienna's City Hall. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 16: Carmen Electra attends the Life Ball 2015 at City Hall on May 16, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2015/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 16: Mary J. Blige performs live on stage during the Life Ball 2015 show at City Hall on May 16, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Nigel Treblin/Life Ball 2015/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 25: Adam Lambert attends the 'Life Ball 2013 - Magenta Carpet Arrivals' at City Hall on May 25, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Life Ball 2013/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JUNE 09: Pat Cleveland arrives on the Life Ball plane on June 9, 2017 in Vienna, Austria. The Life Ball, an annual charity ball raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects, will take place on June 10, 2017 at the city hall in Vienna. (Photo by Christian Hofer/Life Ball 2017/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 31: Ricky Martin attends the Life Ball 2014 at City Hall on May 31, 2014 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 16: Paula Abdul and Frankie Grande attend the Life Ball 2015 after show party at City Hall on May 16, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2015/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 16: Paula Abdul and Frankie Grande attend the Life Ball 2015 after show party at City Hall on May 16, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Life Ball 2015/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 31: Marcia Cross attends the Life Ball 2014 at City Hall on May 31, 2014 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 31: Designer Jean Paul Gaultier and Archie Drury ( husband of Karolina Kurkova) attend the Life Ball 2014 after show party at City Hall on May 31, 2014 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 31: Leona Lewis and Archrie Drury (husband of Karolina Kurkova) attend the Life Ball 2014 after show party at City Hall on May 31, 2014 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 25: Karolina Kurkova attends the 'Life Ball 2013 - Magenta Carpet Arrivals' at City Hall on May 25, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Life Ball 2013/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 19: Actress Milla Jovovich attends the Life Ball 2012 AIDS charity fundraiser at City Hall on May 19, 2012 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Life Ball 2012/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 25: Fergie attends the 'Life Ball 2013 - Magenta Carpet Arrivals' at City Hall on May 25, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Life Ball 2013/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 25: Roberto Cavalli poses with a special MINI designed by Cavalli after the 'Life Ball 2013 - Press Conference' at Hotel Imperial Vienna on May 25, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Life Ball 2013/Getty Images)
US singer-songwriter Katy Perry performs during the 17th Life Ball in Vienna late on May 16, 2009. Life Ball is Europe's largest annual AIDS charity and the organizers hoped to raise more than 1 million euros (about 1.6 million US dollars) to help people living with HIV-AIDS. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 17: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Sharon Stone arrives at the Life Ball 2008, Europe's largest Gala againts HIV and aids held at the Town Hall Square on May 17, 2008 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
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