Photo Coverage: Actors' Fund 125th Anniversary Gala
The Actors Fund celebrated their 125th Anniversary with its Annual Gala at the Waldorf Astoria on April 30th at 6 PM.††
Guests included: Michael Berresse (A Chorus Line), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Dina Merrill,†Michael Cerveris†(LoveMusik, Sweeney Todd), Renť Fris (Bravo's "Shear Genius"), Martha Plimpton (The Coast of Utopia), Joyce Randolph ("The Honeymooners"), Lynn Redgrave, Kate Shindle and Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde),††Rebecca Luker†(Mary Poppins),†Danny†Burstein†(The Drowsy Chaperone),†Josh Strickland (Tarzan), John Lloyd Young, Gavin Lee†(Mary Poppins), Angela Lansbury†(Deuce,†Sweeney†Todd),†Howard McGillin (The Phantom of the Opera), and Brian Stokes Mitchell (actor, president of The Actors Fund).
The Actors Fund 125th Anniversary Gala, sponsored by People magazine, will kick off a full-year celebration of The Actors Fund that includes events in cities across the United States, special recognition from prestigious arts and entertainment organizations and the publication of a pictorial history of The Fund.
Founded in 1882, The Actors Fund is the national human services organization that helps all professionals - both performers and those behind the scenes - in performing arts and entertainment in film, theatre, television, music, opera, and dance with a broad spectrum of programs.† The Actors Fund is a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need, crisis, or transition.†
Visit www.actorsfund.org for more information;
Valerie Harper (Golda's Balcony)
Lorne Bager and Rene Fris (Bravo's "Shear Genius")
Martha Plimpton (The Coast of Utopia)
Howard McGillin (Phantom of the Opera)
†Michael Cerveris (LoveMusik)
Cheyenne Jackson (Upcoming Bay Street Theatre's The Lady in Question)