New York, NY (March 21, 2019) – The Actors Fund announced today that “Broadway Brunch with the Stars: An Afternoon of Song and Celebration” will be a benefit for The Actors Fund’s Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative and be in honor of Kaytie O'Hara on Sunday March 31, 2019 from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in a private Upper West Side home.
The event will include performances by Kelli O’Hara (Kiss Me, Kate, The King and I), Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!, Finian's Rainbow), Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (My Fair Lady, She Loves Me), Chita Rivera Award winner Corbin Bleu (Kiss Me, Kate, Holiday Inn), Tony Award nominee Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show, Falsettos), Tony Award nominee Will Chase (Kiss Me, Kate, TV's Nashville), Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens, 42nd Street), Tony Award nominee Matthew Morrison (Finding Neverland, TV's Glee), Stephanie Styles (Kiss Me, Kate), SAG Award winner Chris Sullivan (NBC’s This Is Us, Nice Work If You Can Get It), Rachel Zatcoff (Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish) and more. With Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s ON BROADWAY host Seth Rudetsky at the keys for an intimate brunch and afternoon salon of song, it’ll be an afternoon to remember. (Artists subject to change)
The Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative addresses the myriad of concerns women face when dealing with a serious medical condition so that women have a safe place to go for confidential and compassionate help.
Kaytie O’Hara, singer, actress, personal assistant and dear friend to many in the performing arts community, is currently undergoing treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia. This brunch is in honor of Kaytie and will raise funds in support of all women in the performing arts who are facing medical difficulties.
To purchase tickets ($2,500, $1,000, $500, $250), please visit actorsfund.org/BroadwayBrunch or call 212.221.7300 ext. 133.
$250: Ticket to the brunch that includes food, drinks and performances
$500: Ticket and a thank you note from Kelli O’Hara
$1,000: Ticket, signed thank you note and professional photo with Kelli O’Hara
$2,500: Ticket, signed thank you note and professional photo with Kelli O’Hara, and you can request a song from Kelli and Seth’s repertoire to be performed at the brunch
If you’re unable to attend the benefit brunch but would like to make a contribution in honor of Kaytie O’Hara, you can do so at actorsfund.org/donate-pnwhi and select “yes, this is a tribute gift” under “Tribute Information”.
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.