Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis to Co-Host the Actors Fund's 2014 Tony Awards Party in LA, 6/8
Join co-hosts Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis as Broadway legend, Barbara Cook, receives The Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement at The Actors Fund's 18th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on June 8th, 2014. Wells Fargo will sponsor the event, directed, produced and written by Luke Yankee.
Also scheduled to attend are Roger Bart (presenter), Charlotte Rae, Ramon Estevez, Amanda McBroom, Cathy Rigby, Tom McCoy, Peter Hunt, Stefanie Powers, Theo Bikel. James Karen and Ruta Lee.
It begins on Sunday, June 8th, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner at 5 p.m. and the live telecast of the Tony Awards. The event will take place at the Skirball Cultural Center in the new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall, located at 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, Calif. Tickets: Individuals $275 and Tables of ten start at $3,000 by calling 310-201-5033 x 3 or emailing Lauran Huff at Lauran@lpaevents.com (incl: name, address, phone, # of tickets & price level).
The Actors Fund has announced the 2014 Tony Party will honor Miss Barbara Cook. Miss Cook has delighted audiences around the world for more than 50 years. From major international venues to in the intimate setting of New York's Café Carlyle or Feinstein's at the Regency, Barbara Cook's popularity continues to thrive with an ever-growing mantle of honors including the Tony, Grammy, Drama Desk, a New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, her citation as a Living New York Landmark, an induction into the Theatre Hall of Fame, two Olivier Award nominations for Best Entertainment and Best Actress in a Musical and becoming the recipient of a 2011 Kennedy Center Honors. For more info visit www.barbaracook.com.
Previous recipients of The Julie Harris Award have included Julie Harris, Gwen Verdon, Charles Durning, Rita Moreno, James Earl Jones, Tyne Daly, Lauren Bacall, Stockard Channing, Carol Channing, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Herman, Tommy Tune, Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Hal Holbrook and Jason Alexander.
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone - performers and those behind the scenes - who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 14,500 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund's programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has been-for 132 years-a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit www.actorsfund.org.