Photo Coverage: 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 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
Bryce Pinkham, Nathan Lane
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Bryce Pinkham, Nathan Lane, Wesley Taylor, Logan Fahey, Dane DeHaan, Roger Clark
Wesley Taylor, Nathan Lane, Bryce Pinkham
Anna Wood, Dane DeHaan
Adrienne Warren, Victoria Mack, Alice Lee
Tracee Chimo, Bryce Pinkham
Debra Messing, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing
Debra Messing, Wesley Taylor, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing
The cast of BRIDGING THE GAP AND OTHER SHORT PLAYS
Krysta Rodriguez, Wesley Taylor, Debra Messing