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September 24, 2018 Press Release, Events & Performances

40TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION CONCERT OF THE SMASH HIT MUSICAL “THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG” WILL BENEFIT THE ACTORS FUND

The concert will be held on Monday, February 11 at 7:30 pm at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St.) and will star the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as “Sonia Walsk” and Robert Klein as “Vernon Gersch" and will benefit the programs and services of The Actors Fund.

September 11, 2018 Press Release, Services & Programs, Events & Performances

Second Annual Mark O'Donnell Prize for Emerging Theater Artists Presented to Julia Jarcho

The Actors Fund and Playwright’s Horizons announced today that New York City playwright Julia Jarcho is the 2018 recipient of The Mark O’Donnell Prize, an annual prize presented to an emerging theater artist in recognition of her or his talent and promise.

September 6, 2018 Press Release, Events & Performances

The Actors Fund’s Career Transition For Dancers Masquerade Ball to honor Baayork Lee, Jerry Mitchell, John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Carmen de Lavallade

The Actors Fund’s Career Transition For Dancers Masquerade Ball on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 6 pm at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway). The gala evening will benefit The Actors Fund’s services for the dance community.

September 5, 2018 Press Release, Events & Performances

The Actors Fund’s 2018 Looking Ahead Awards To Honor The Cast Of Disney Channel’s “Andi Mack,” Raven-Symoné & Monique Coleman

The Actors Fund announced today that the 2018 Looking Ahead Awards will honor the cast of Disney Channel’s Andi Mack, Raven-Symoné and Monique Coleman on Sunday, October 28 from 4-8 pm in Los Angeles.

August 10, 2018 Services & Programs

An Update from CEO Joseph P. Benincasa

The Actors Fund exists to help people. It’s that simple. And while no one is more resilient than the people in our industry, there’s no denying it’s a tough business. That’s why we’re here.

August 10, 2018 Press Release, Services & Programs

The Actors Fund, SAG-AFTRA and SAG-AFTRA Foundation Join Forces to Bring Sexual Harassment Counseling Services

The Actors Fund, SAG-AFTRA and the SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today they are jointly working together to bring workplace sexual harassment counseling services for members of the union, to be administered by The Actors Fund.

August 9, 2018 Press Release, Events & Performances

Evening of Ping-Pong and Cocktails with Special Guests: Jenani Alladin, Anthony Boyle, Jessie Fisher, Timothy Hughes, Laura Osnes, Alex Price, Kyle Selig, Wesley Taylor and More

Join us for a fun evening of ping- pong (not a competitive tournament), a 3-hour open bar, light fare and a chance for donors guests (age 21+) to mingle and play a game or two with performers from stage and screen.

June 21, 2018 Services & Programs, Client Stories

An Inside Look at The Shubert Pavilion from Bill Evans, Director of Media Relations for The Shubert Organization

As Director of Media Relations for The Shubert Organization, Bill Evans was there to celebrate last fall’s ribbon cutting for The Shubert Pavilion, the newest addition to The Actors Fund Home. Little did he know that six months later he’d find himself back as a different kind of guest.

June 21, 2018 Services & Programs

Support for Our Community Around Issues of Sexual Harassment

In the past year, the anti-sexual harassment and assault movements #MeToo and Time’s Up have brought issues of sexual harassment to the forefront of our of our industry. And The Actors Fund is responding.

June 5, 2018 Press Release, Services & Programs

Broadway Celebrates Broadway Match Maker on June 27 at The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts

Cheek Swab Drive to Promote Bone Marrow Donors will take place on June 27, 4:30 pm - 7 pm at The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Shannon’s S.H.A.R.E. Foundation, The Lion King, The Actors Fund and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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