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Tuesday, April 29, 2014, NYC
(April 29, 2014, NYC) The Actors Fund’s annual gala yesterday raised a record-breaking $1.6 million, as a sold-out audience at the New Amsterdam Theatre witnessed stars of 20 years of Disney on Broadway in highlights from the producing... Read more.
Thursday, April 10, 2014, New York. NY
New York, New York (April 10, 2014) – Joe Benincasa, President and CEO of The Actors Fund is one of the three recipients of the 2014 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre, the Tony Awards Administration Committee announced yesterday. The... Read more.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, New York, NY
Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Beautiful—The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will offer a ... Read more.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, NYC
ONE NIGHT ONLY! MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014 AT 7 P.M. AT THE NEW AMSTERDAM THEATRE TICKETS ON SALE NOW: VISIT WWW.ACTORSFUND.ORG/GALA2014 OR CALL 212.627.1000 (March 18, 2014, NYC) The Actors Fund’s annual gala on Monday, April 28, 2014... Read more.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, NYC
Due to a late-breaking change in the availability of its headliners, the recently announced Actors Fund all-star benefit concert of the acclaimed Neil Simon / Marvin Hamlisch / David Zippel musical THE GOODBYE GIRL has been postponed. The concert,... Read more.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Disney Theatrical Productions and Mr. Benincasa will receive The Fund’s Medal of Honor at the April 28 benefit in New York City. The Actors Fund’s annual gala on Monday, April 28, 2014 will honor Disney Theatrical Productions,... Read more.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 2014—The Actors Fund’s Lillian Booth Actors Home has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s sixth annual Best Nursing Homes, available exclusively at... Read more.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, NYC
Recent Broadway co-stars will reunite for one night only this spring when two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz and Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin headline a benefit concert of the acclaimed Neil Simon / Marvin Hamlisch / David Zippel musical... Read more.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, Los Angeles, CA
Broadway legend, Barbara Cook, will be honored with The Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement at The Actors Fund's 18th Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Party on June 8th, 2014. Previous honorees have included Julie Harris, Gwen Verdon, Charles... Read more.
Thursday, February 20, 2014, New York, NY
NEW YORK, NY. – (February 20, 2014) National human services organization The Actors Fund, a safety net for all professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry, announced its new partnership with The Broadway Channel as its... Read more.