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November 2, 2020 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND RAISES $1.1 MILLION AT THEIR VIRTUAL GALA

The Actors Fund raised $1.1 million at its first-ever Virtual Gala on Monday, November 2, 2020. The evening celebrated The Actors Fund and the 35th anniversary of Career Transition For Dancers.

October 20, 2020 Press Release

KEITH MCNUTT NAMED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ACTORS FUND WESTERN REGION

The Actors Fund today announced the promotion of Keith McNutt to Executive Director of The Fund’s Western Region.

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October 19, 2020 Press Release

JIM BRICKMAN SUPPORTS THE ACTORS FUND WITH A NEW HOLIDAY ALBUM BRICKMAN FOR BROADWAY CHRISTMAS

The Actors Fund announced that Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman will be taking the nation by storm this holiday season with Brickman for Broadway Christmas Live.

October 15, 2020 Press Release

TONY WINNING BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF DEATH OF A SALESMAN TO STREAM FOR THE ACTORS FUND

In collaboration with Showtime and The Actors Fund, Goodman Theatre is proud to present the stream of the Tony Award Winning Broadway production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, starring two-time Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy and directed by Tony Award winner Robert Falls.

October 14, 2020 Press Release

HALLOWEEN IS NOT CANCELLED A ONE-NIGHT-ONLY ONLINE HALLOWEEN VARIETY BENEFIT

The Actors Fund is proud to announce Halloween is NOT Cancelled, a one-night-only online Halloween benefit hosted by Freestyle Love Supreme conceiver and co-creator Anthony Veneziale, with a special appearance by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

TIM BURTON'S “THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS” VIRTUAL HALLOWEEN CONCERT TO BENEFIT LYMPHOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION AND THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund and the Lymphoma Research Foundation are proud to announce a one-night-only Halloween benefit concert presentation of The Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney’s classic animated film, as interpreted by some of Broadway’s most ghoulishly talented artists.

October 6, 2020 Press Release

LIFE ON THE STAGE RETURNS WITH RON HOWARD IN LIVE VIRTUAL Q&A ON “FROST/NIXON”

Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film, presented by Jacob Burns Film Center in partnership with The Actors Fund, returns with filmmaker and JBFC Board Member Ron Howard on October 13 at 7:30 PM ET in a live virtual conversation about his film Frost/Nixon.

October 5, 2020 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND TO HONOR MATTHEW BRODERICK, SARAH JESSICA PARKER, VIRGINIA JOHNSON, BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL, STEVE TISCH, AND RICHARD L. TRUMKA AT THEIR VIRTUAL GALA ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2020

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its first-ever Virtual Gala on Monday, November 2, 2020.

September 28, 2020 Press Release

The Actors Fund Announces Election of New Members to Board of Trustees

The Actors Fund announces election of new members to Board of Trustees: Award-winning producer, director, choreographer, author, dancer and actor Debbie Allen; Nancy S. Macmillan; Elizabeth Reiko Kubota Whitney; and Netflix Vice President, Talent Allison Wright

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Brave Hearts For Broadway To Stream “Let Us Entertain You” Video Performance by Frontline and Essential Workers

The Actors Fund and Brave Hearts for Broadway present Let Us Entertain You, a very special video event that will bring together a performance from frontline and essential workers to support The Fund, give back to the theater industry and celebrate the performing arts.

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