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SDC Announces Executive Board Election Results

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) announced the results of its 2022 Executive Board election at its Annual Membership Meeting on Monday night, November 14. Evan Yionoulis was elected to serve a second term as Executive Board President.

Entertainment Community Fund & Bertoia Auctions to Present AN 'ANTIQUE' TOY STORY Auction

Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund) is partnering with Bertoia Auctions to present An “Antique” Toy Story: A Special Event. Proceeds from this auction, consisting of hundreds of antique toys, will directly benefit the Actors Fund Home in Englewood, NJ.

The Entertainment Community Fund Announces Five New Members To Board Of Trustees

At an annual meeting held on July 26, the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees and reelected Tony Award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell as Chair, his nineteenth term of serving in this role.

THE MUSIC MAN Announces Special Performance to Benefit Entertainment Community Fund

Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund) announced that the celebrated Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man is adding a Special Performance on the evening of Sunday, August 28 at 8 pm ET to benefit the Fund at the Winter Garden Theatre.

The Actors Fund Changes Identity to the Entertainment Community Fund

The Actors Fund, the 140-year-old national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced at its Annual Gala yesterday that, effective immediately, they have changed their name to Entertainment Community Fund, in order to better reflect the broad scope of industry professionals they help.

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN

The Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre last night, February 10, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

Photo Coverage: Jamie DeRoy and Friends at Birdland Jazz Club

Last night an audience of friends gathered in Birdland to enjoy an evening with everyones favorite friend… Jamie deRoy.  Jamie presented a group of her Broadway celebrity friends to schmooze and perform at what always turns out to be an exciting evening of world class entertainment. 

Angelina Bakery Unveils New Broadway Bombalone in Support of The Actors Fund

Angelina Bakery announced that they have partnered with The Actors Fund to create a special Broadway Bombalone featuring their motto “I Heart The Arts” in colorful sugar. All sales of this special bombolone are donated to this renowned organization that supports working professionals of the theatre and entertainment community.

Billy Porter and Henry Tisch Join The Actors Fund's Board of Trustees

The Actors Fund announced today the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees: Billy Porter and Henry Tisch.  

Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund

Last night, Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre reopened with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, marking one of the first events on Broadway since the shutdown and the first Broadway performance to hire actors on an Equity contract, the union of Broadway performers. Check out photos of the show, Disney alumni in the audience and a video from the special performance. 

Disney Benefit Concert Series Will Reopen the New Amsterdam Theater This Month, With Performances From FROZEN, THE LION KING, and More!

Learn all about the upcoming series, the COVID-19 protocols in place, who is performing, and how to attend!

Chandra Wilson and Greg Berlanti Join The Actors Fund Board of Trustees; Brian Stokes Mitchell Reelected as Chairman

The Actors Fund has welcomed two new members to the Board of Trustees and reelected Brian Stokes Mitchell as Chairman. Two new trustees were approved at the annual meeting: Greg Berlanti, the WGA, DGA and Golden Globe-nominated writer, director and producer; and Chandra Wilson, the award-winning theater, television and film actor.

Cher's Coat and Shoes, Dolly Parton's Dress, Hugh Jackman's Wolverine Jacket & More to be Auctioned Off at 'Stage & Screen'

The Actors Fund and Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers are partnering with Christine Baranski on an auction event without precedent: “Stage & Screen.” Featuring a diverse array of memorabilia from the performing arts including Theater, Hollywood, Opera & Dance, lots include scenic and costume designs, meaningful wardrobe & one-of-a-kind memorabilia.

The Lambs Marks 146th Founding Anniversary

The Lambs - America's first professional theatrical club and oldest professional theatrical organization - is celebrating its 146th founding anniversary this month with festive online gatherings replacing in-person social events at our clubhouse in Midtown Manhattan amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will celebrate the six-month anniversary of 'Stars in the House' with the return of the cast of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' back by popular demand!

The Actors Fund Has Distributed Over Ten Million Dollars in Financial Assistance

The Actors Fund announced today that, as of May 13, 2020, it has distributed a record-breaking amount, over ten million dollars ($10,500,000.00) in just eight weeks to help provide emergency financial assistance for those in need due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Rob McClure, Jenn Colella, Kerry Butler and More to Appear on THE PRODUCER'S PERSPECTIVE LIVE!

Producer, Ken Davenport, announced the new lineup of guests to appear on The Producer's Perspective Live on his blog,

Photo Coverage: Inside Barrington Stage Company's Gala at Green Room 42

Last night in the heart of the Theatre District, Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, hosted its annual New York City Benefit, BSC/NYC to celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season. The annual event raised $110K for Barrington Stage's Julianne Boyd New Works Fund. The one-night only cabaret took place at the The Green Room 42.

Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein's Musical Soiree To Benefit The Great American Songbook Foundation

There are many organizations that have been established to preserve our musical heritage and at the forefront of those that specialize in The Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein's foundation is one of the most important and influential.  Last night at a private event Michael entertained for a Park Avenue apartment full of generous New Yorkers who had gathered to help support The Great American Songbook Foundation founded by Michael in 2007.

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Her Many Friends to Broadway at Birdland

Nowadays it's quite common for a show to have '& Friends' in it's title. I don't know if Broadway Producer and entertainer Jamie deRoy invented the concept, but over the last 30 years she sure has perfected the inclusion of having her uber talented friends perform in Jamie deRoy & friends variety shows. In fact, some folks must think '& friends' is Jamie's last name, she has an impressive contact list (remember rollodex).

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