Jen Cody To Host PLAYSCRIPTS, INC 10th ANNIVERSARY GALA At Caroline's 5/10
On Monday, May 10 Annie Award winning actress Jen Cody (Disney's The Princess and the Frog) hosts PLAYSCRIPTS, INC 10th ANNIVERSARY GALA. The evening will take place at 6:00 PM at Caroline's on Broadway (1626 Broadway, NYC) and will benefit Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS.
The evening will feature celebrity performances of scenes and songs from the Playscripts, Inc catalogue of new plays and musicals. Scheduled to perform are: Will Chase (Rent), Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Jay Klaitz (Lend Me a Tenor), Patrick Heusinger (Next Fall), Nick Blaemire (Glory Days), Mark Baron (Frankenstein), and Simon and Jacob Pincus (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas).
"Playscripts' 10 Anniversary is a milestone we take enormous pleasure in sharing with those who helped forge it; our cherished playwrights, customers, colleagues and friends," says William Repicci, Playscripts CEO. "In the spirit of their trust, efforts and goodwill throughout our first decade, it is both fitting and an honor that our anniversary celebration should be a benefit for BC/EFA."
Tickets are $40 and include the show, hors d'oeuvres and beer and wine. All tickets are general admission and can be purchased online at www.broadwaycares.org
Playscripts, Inc. is an independent publisher of new plays and musicals, established in 1998 by brothers and playwrights Doug and Jonathan Rand for the mutual benefit of playwrights and theaters worldwide. Their exclusive catalog of new plays was officially released in March 2000, and has grown to include over 1,500 plays by more than 700 authors. These plays represent a great diversity of voices, styles and stories and have been enjoyed in 83 countries. Playscripts licenses amateur and professional productions, publishes acting editions, binder books, and paperback volumes. Visit www.playscripts.com for more information.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised over $175 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.
BC/EFA is the major supporter of seven programs at The Actors Fund - including The AIDS Initiative, The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative, The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers' Resource and three supportive housing residences. BC/EFA also awards annual grants to over 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.
For more information visit: www.BroadwayCares.org
Photo Credit: Peter James Zielinski