SISTER ACT, HOW TO SUCCEED Announce Performances to Benefit the Actors Fund this October
The Broadway productions of SISTER ACT and HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING have just announced that they will both host performances that will benefit the Actors Fund this October. SISTER ACT will donate proceeds from its October 2 show, and HOW TO SUCCEED from its October 16 performance.
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See acclaimed star Daniel Radcliffe (Equus on Broadway, Harry Potter film series) and Tony® Award winner John Larroquette (Night Court, The Practice) make their Broadway musical debuts in this hilarious fable of executive dreams and office romance. With the aid of a trusty self-help book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, wily window washer J. Pierrepont Finch (Daniel Radcliffe) enjoys a riotous rise up the corporate ladder. Can he get the promotion, the corner office and the girl, or will he learn balancing business and pleasure can be precarious-but hilarious and oh, so much fun?
When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place cops are sure she won't be found - a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and an uptight Mother Superior. Using her fabulous disco-ness and killer voIce To inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church, but in doing so blows her cover. Soon it's nun-on-the-run time but she finds salvation in the heavenly power of her newly found sisterhood. Based on the mega-hit feature film, SISTER ACT features an original Alan Menken/Glenn Slater score with a vast inspiration of musical styles from Motown, soul and funk to great big disco anthems and Barry White inspired musical comedy.
Actors Fund Special Performances have been thrilling audiences for more than 80 years with an electric energy unlike any other night of theatre! What makes a Special Performance so "special"? Each year, Broadway companies, in New York and on the road, generously give their time and talent by adding a performance to already rigorous schedules to benefit The Actors Fund.
The Actors Fund, a nonprofit human services organization founded in 1882, serves all professionals - and not just actors! - in film, theater, television, music, opera, and dance through programs that address their unique and essential needs.
A national organization with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, The Fund directly serves more than 12,000 performing arts and entertainment professionals across the country every year, and hundreds of thousand through our online resources. In providing care and servIce To professionals throughout the industry, The Fund's programs are wide in scope, responsive in nature, and produce significant results, affecting the lives of people in our community year after year.