Photo Coverage: Actors' Fund Awards Gala

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, the Jersey Boys, Daniel Jenkins, Kate Burton, Kevin Kline, Lynn Redgrave and Matthew Broderick took part in the Actors' Fund's May 8th gala.

Four-time Tony Award-winner McDonald, Tony Award-winner Mitchell, Big River's Jenkins and the Jersey Boys--John Lloyd Young, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer and Christian Hoff--performed at the gala, which honored producer Rocco Landesman, Actors' Equity Executive Director Alan Eisenberg and Jed Bernstein, the President of the League of American Theatres and Producers. Bernstein and Eisenberg each received the Nedda Harrigan Logan Award--presented by Burton and Redgrave, respectively. Tony Award-winner Broderick gave Landesman the Actors' Fund Medal of Honor. The annual gala was celebrated at Cipriani's 42nd. St.

"Founded in 1882, The Actors' Fund of America is the national human services organization helping all entertainment and performing arts professionals in television, film, music, theatre, opera and dance. The Actors' Fund's broad spectrum of programs includes comprehensive social and health services, supportive and affordable housing, career counseling, and skilled nursing and assisted living care. Actors' Fund programs address the essential needs of people in our industry. Administered from offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund is a safety net, providing essential support for those in need, crisis or transition," state press notes.

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Rocco Landsman (The Actors Fund Medal of Honor) with his wife Debby

Ashley Brown (upcoming Mary Poppins)

Ashley Brown

Dan Hicks (NBC Sportscaster) and Hannah Storm (Anchor of CBS Early Show)

Kate Burton (upcoming The Water's Edge)

Alan Eisenberg (The Nedda Harrigan Logan Award) and Lynn Redgrave

Phil Collins (Tarzan)

Richard Jackson and Anastasia Barzee

Amy Spanger (The Wedding Singer)

Phil Smith and Tricia Walsh-Smith

Bob Gaudio (Original Four Season)

Frankie Valli (Original Four Season)

Phil Collins and Frankie Valli

Phil Collins, Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio

Audra McDonald

Brian Stokes Mitchell (Actors' Fund President), Debby and Rocco Landesman and Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald and James Royce Edwards (Altar Boyz, Hairspray)

Leslie Stahl (Anchor for CBS 60 Minutes)

Kate Burton, Jed Berstein (The Nedda Harrigan Logan Award) and Audra McDonald

Lynn Redgrave and Kate Burton

Alan Eisenberg, Lynn Redgrave, Kate Burton, Jed Bernstein and Brian Stokes Mitchell

Matthew Broderick and Kevin Kline

Matthew Broderick, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Kevin Kline

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Daniel Jenkins (original Huck Finn from Big River)

The Jersey Boys--Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer, John Lloyd Young and Christian Hoff

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christian Hoff

Daniel Reichard and Amy Spanger

Daniel Reichard and Bob Gaudio

John Lloyd Young, Daniel Reichard, Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, J. Robert Spencer and Christian Hoff


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