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January 9, 2018 Press Release, Events & Performances

15th Anniversary Reunion Concert of Thoroughly Modern Millie to Benefit The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund announced today a 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert benefit celebration of the 2002 Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie on February 12. Starring Tony Award winners Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel, Harriet Harris and others original cast members!

December 27, 2017 Services & Programs

An update from The Actors Fund CEO Joe Benincasa

"Together, we’re building on the foundation of our mission, by not only providing a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan, but also providing services that will foster stability and resiliency for our community." —Joe Benincasa, CEO of The Actors Fund

December 12, 2017 Press Release, Events & Performances

Bette Midler's Historic Final Performance in Hello, Dolly! will be a Spectacular Benefit for The Actors Fund

Scott Rudin and The Actors Fund announced today that Bette Midler’s final performance in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hello, Dolly! on January 14, 2018 will benefit The Actors Fund.

November 21, 2017 Press Release, Services & Programs, Events & Performances

Looking Ahead Awards to Honor the Casts of Detroit and This Is Us, Actresses Kellie Martin and Charlotte Rae

The Actors Fund will honor the ensemble casts of Kathryn Bigelow’s latest film Detroit and NBC's This Is Us, along with actresses Kellie Martin and Charlotte Rae at the Looking Ahead Awards on Tuesday, December 5 in Los Angeles.

October 26, 2017 Press Release, Services & Programs, Events & Performances

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons Announce the Winner of the First Annual Mark O'Donnell Prize for Emerging Theater Artists

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced the winner of the Mark O’Donnell Prize, Leah Nanako Winkler, at a dedication ceremony at The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn yesterday.

October 10, 2017 Press Release, Services & Programs

The Shubert Pavilion—the Newest Addition to The Actors Fund Home

The Actors Fund Home dedicated The Shubert Pavilion on October 6, 2017 in Englewood, New Jersey. The new facility was made possible by a lead gift from The Shubert Organization, with major support from The Walt Disney Company and The Mackintosh Foundation.

September 27, 2017 Press Release, Events & Performances

The Actors Fund’s Career Transition For Dancers Jubilee Gala honors Carrie Ann Inaba, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Robert Fairchild

The Actors Fund's Career Transition For Dancers Jubilee Gala will honor dancer, choreographer and television dance competition judge Carrie Ann Inaba, Academy and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones and New York City Ballet principal dancer Robert Fairchild.

September 12, 2017 Press Release

Stephen O’Donnell Donates Royalties to Hairspray to The Actors Fund in Memory of the Musical’s Tony Award-winning Co-Writer Mark O’Donnell

The annual “Mark O’Donnell Theater Prize” for Emerging Theater Artist will be presented annually by The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons. This year's winner will be announced October 25 at a private dedication of The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn.

August 16, 2017 Services & Programs, Client Stories

Financial Wellness—Dajuan's Story

The Actors Fund’s Financial Wellness services help engage, educate and empower hundreds of people who work in entertainment to live healthy and stable financial lives. People like Dajuan in Los Angeles.

July 12, 2017 Services & Programs, Client Stories

Financial Wellness—Colleen's Story

The Actors Fund’s Financial Wellness services help engage, educate and empower hundreds of people who work in entertainment to live healthy and stable financial lives. People like Colleen in Los Angeles.

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