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March 27, 2020 Press Release

SCHITT’S CREEK STAR EMILY HAMPSHIRE TO HOST NEW WEEKLY LIVE-STREAMED SHOW HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSHIRE TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE ACTORS FUND TO HELP THE ENTERTAINMENT & PERFORMING ARTS COMMUNITY IMPACTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Fresh off of the success of The Actors Fund’s partnership with Rosie O’Donnell that raised over $600,000, The Actors Fund is teaming up with ”Schitt’s Creek” star, award-winning actress and Screen Actors Guild® Nominee Emily Hampshire for a new weekly live-streamed talk-show HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSHIRE.

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March 23, 2020 Press Release

THE STAR-STUDDED ONE-NIGHT-ONLY RETURN OF “THE ROSIE O’DONNELL SHOW” RAISES OVER $600,000 IN SUPPORT OF THE ACTORS FUND

This special event, hosted by Rosie O’Donnell, produced by actor/producer Erich Bergen, and presented in partnership with Revelations Entertainment and Broadway.com, was directed by Paul Wontorek, and streamed LIVE on Broadway.com and their YouTube channel.

March 20, 2020 Press Release, Services & Programs, Finance

Actors’ Equity Launches “Curtain Up Fund” to Get Members on Their Feet Financially; Issues Challenge Grant to The Actors Fund

Funds raised will support entertainment industry workers at risk due to work cancellations in the effort to contain COVID-19.

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March 20, 2020 Press Release

TODAYTIX LAUNCHES THE INTERMISSION MISSION VIDEO SERIES TO HELP SUPPORT THE ACTORS FUND

The online series will showcase exclusive videos of very special at-home performances from members of the Broadway community.

March 19, 2020 Press Release, Events & Performances

LEGENDARY 25-TIME EMMY AWARD WINNING “THE ROSIE O’DONNELL SHOW” TO COME BACK FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

Legendary 25-time Emmy-Award winning "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" to come back for one night only in support of The Actors Fund on Sunday, March 22 at 7 pm - Live!

March 19, 2020 Services & Programs

An Update from Actors Fund Chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell

The Actors Fund Chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell with an update for our supporters and the entire entertainment and performing arts community on how The Fund is helping at this challenging time.

March 19, 2020 Press Release

“BROADWAY JACKBOX" HOSTED BY ANDREW BARTH FELDMAN AND ALEX BONIELLO WILL RAISE MONEY FOR THE ACTORS FUND AND THEIR SERVICES FOR THOSE IN NEED IN PERFORMING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

“Broadway Jackbox,” produced by Jimmy Award® Winner Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and actor and Tony Award® winning producer Alex Boniello (Spring Awakening, Dear Evan Hansen) will continue to air on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6:00PM EST, raising money for The Actors Fund.

March 16, 2020 Press Release, Events & Performances

Stars In The House

The Actors Fund announced today that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, will produce two daily online shows, entitled “Stars In The House”, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to support The Fund!

March 12, 2020 Services & Programs

Coronavirus Precautions and Services at The Actors Fund

With everyone’s health and safety in mind, it’s become necessary to close our Los Angeles, New York and Chicago offices and temporarily transition our in-person program offerings to online and phone meetings only for the coming weeks.

December 18, 2019 Press Release, Events & Performances

One-night-only concert of Ragtime will benefit The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund announced today that the unforgettable music of the Tony Award® winning sensation, Ragtime, will once again be heard on Broadway in a one-night-only benefit concert on Monday, April 27, 2020 at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th St.).

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