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Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!

The sold-out benefit evening of "BRIDGING THE GAP AND OTHER SHORT PLAYS BY WESLEY TAYLOR" -- an evening of readings of a collection of six new short plays by actor and playwright WESLEY TAYLOR to benefit The Actors Fund -- was just last night, October 26, at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).

The cast included Golden Globe, Emmy, and two-time Tony Award winner NATHAN LANE and Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award winner DEBRA MESSING will be joined by Emmy and Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee STOCKARD CHANNING ("Six Degrees of Separation"/"The West Wing"/Other Desert Cities), TRACEE CHIMO(Bad Jews/Lips Together, Teeth Apart), Obie winner DANE DEHAAN ("The Amazing Spider-Man: 2"/The Aliens), Tony nominee BILLY MAGNUSSEN ("Into the Woods"/Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike), Tony nominee BRYCE PINKHAM (The Heidi Chronicles/A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder), "Smash" actress KRYSTA RODRIGUEZ (First Date/Deaft West's Spring Awakening), BECCA TOBIN ("Glee"/Rock of Ages), KYLE BELTRAN (Fortress of Solitude/In the Heights), LOGAN FAHEY("Masters of Sex/"Grey's Anatomy"), MAX JENKINS ("The Mysteries of Laura"/Unnatural Acts), ALICE LEE (ABC's "Rising Star"/Heathers: The Musical), VICTORIA MACK (Venus in Fur/"The Good Wife), ADRIENNE WARREN (Bring it On: The Musical/"Orange is the New Black") Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman and with Roger Clark on stage directions.

The evening was hosted by Susan Blackwell and will feature direction by Michael Arden.

The evening consisted of six ten minute play readings, written by WESLEY TAYLOR, including "Bridging the Gap"; "Spark"; "Mother"; "Cuckold"; "Little Monsters"; and "Billy Green Auditions for Juilliard."

Photo Credit Jennifer Broski

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Nathan Lane

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Bryce Pinkham, Nathan Lane

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Bryce Pinkham, Nathan Lane, Wesley Taylor, Logan Fahey, Dane DeHaan, Roger Clark

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Wesley Taylor, Nathan Lane, Bryce Pinkham

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Anna Wood, Dane DeHaan

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Anna Wood

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Adrienne Warren, Victoria Mack, Alice Lee

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Tracee Chimo

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Tracee Chimo, Bryce Pinkham

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Bryce Pinkham

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Kyle Beltran

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Logan Fahey

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Krysta Rodriguez

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Debra Messing

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Debra Messing, Wesley Taylor, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
The cast of BRIDGING THE GAP AND OTHER SHORT PLAYS

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Stockard Channing

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
Krysta Rodriguez, Wesley Taylor, Debra Messing

Photos: Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing & More Team Up to Benefit Actor's Fund!
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