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VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes With Hal Linden, Peter Marshall, Doris Roberts, James Barbour and More in Actors Fund's TRADITION


The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY withMichael Childers Presents: " TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY" tonight, November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers.

Check out a behind-the-scenes documentary video of The Actors Fund's Musical Monday event TRADITION: The Jewish Legacy of Broadway below!

The event took place at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 17, 2014 and featured performers including Hal Linden, James Barbour, Millicent Martin, Freda Payne, Sharon McKnight, Peter Marshall, Nicole Ari Parker, Barry Pearl, Nita Whitaker and musical director John McDaniel performing songs from "Fiddler On The Roof," "Funny Girl," "La Cage Aux Folles," "Jekyll & Hyde," "Sweet Charity," "Side By Side By Sondheim," "Rags," "The Rothschilds," and many more.

Hal Linden, Gary Shaw, Loretta Devine, Barry Pearl, Brian Childers, Shana Blake Hill, Alix Korey, Janene Lovullo,Peter Marshall, Millicent Martin, Jeffrey Scott Parsons, Freda Payne, Nita Whitaker, Nicole Parker, Jake Simpson andSharon McNight take you on a musical journey through the tradition of the American musical theatre - a celebration of the great Jewish composers, lyricists, and performers who graced the stages of Broadway from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

From the roots of Tin Pan Alley, European operettas, and most of all, the Yiddish Theatre, came the genesis and

TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY is Produced by Michael Childers, Directed by Calvin Remsburg, under the Musical Direction of John McDaniel and with wardrobe courtesy of Byron Batista. The Actors Fund gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors: The Helene and Louis Galen Foundation, The Nederlander Organization, Corner Bakery and Sextant Wines.

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone-performers and those behind the scenes-who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 15,000 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 and emergency assistance, health care and insurance, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has (for 130 years) been a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit

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