BWW TV: First Look at TONY Awards Live Viewing Gala - Florence Henderson, Barbara Cook & More!

BWW TV's LA Correspondent/Co-Producer Michael Sterling and Videographer/Co-Producer Jordan Santacana were front and center with the stars attending the Actors Fund 18th Annual Tony® Awards Live Viewing Fundraising Party made possible by Tony® Awards Productions, Inc., the American Theatre Wing, the Broadway League, Direct TV and CBS. Wells Fargo presented the evening Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Skirball Cultural Center's new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall in Los Angeles which was reported by event producer Luke Yankee to have raised $300,000. Check out the video below!

Among those joining Hosts Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis (who also performed during the evening)... were such stars as Doris Roberts, Stephanie Powers, Hal Holbrook, Ilene Graff, Renee Marino, Lee Merriweather,Johnny Ortiz, Ruta Lee, Amanda McBroom, Carol Cooke, author Tom Troupe, LA arts philanthropist and authorBarbara Van Orden, Cathy Rigby and Tom McCoy, noted LA theatre director David Galligan, and two-time Tony Award winner Barbara Cook who was honored with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement.

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization available to everyone who works in the performing arts and the business of 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, emergency financial assistance, health care, insurance counseling, housing, 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. To learn more about the actors fund visit.... www.actorsfund.org.

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Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana MICHAEL STERLING is a successful entrepreneur of public relations and stage productions. Throughout the years, he has represented such icons as Elizabeth Taylor, Lance Armstrong, Scott Hamilton, Robert Goulet, Joan Collins, George Harrison, the Bee Gees, Andy Gibb, Donny and Marie Osmond and the Osmond Brothers, and Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager. He has also represented numerous theatre productions including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Andy Gibb on Broadway, the 30th Anniversary U.S. National Tour of The Fantasticks starring Robert Goulet, Broadway on Ice starring Scott Hamilton and Dorothy Hamill, Concert on Ice starring Dorothy Hamill, and Festival on Ice starring Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner. In 2006, Sterling opened the award-winning cabaret Sterling's Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City, CA dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway musical theatre performers in concert. The popular supper club is the most award-winning critically acclaimed such venue in the greater Los Angeles area. In October, 2009, Mr. Sterling created an alliance with Broadway World.com TV to co-produce and co-host television packages about select Los Angeles theatre. In May, 2010, he co-created the State of the Arts radio series for broadcast by LA Talk Radio.com, one of the world wide web's most successful and innovative radio sites. Presented by Breakdown Services, State of the Arts has become a popular weekly series co-produced and co-hosted by Mr. Sterling and actor Paul Stroili. www.msapr.net

Since he was 8 years old, JORDAN SANTACANA has been writing, directing, and editing films. By the time he was in high school, he was making hour long modern day grindhouse spaghetti westerns. His first industry job was casting the extras for the Ben Affleck vehicle, “Runner, Runner”. He moved from Puerto Rico to California, and now resides in Burbank. His current projects are a big budget short film about the war in Iraq, and multiple music videos.


 
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