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The Actors Fund
Dear Actors Fund Friends,
Part of the joy in experiencing the performing arts is being able to
gather to see a film on the big screen in a movie theater, lining up
together to enter a convention celebrating your favorite shows and
artists, or sitting in a theater with fellow audience members, waiting
for the curtain to rise. We miss these moments and can't wait
for them to safely return, but we continue to be grateful for the
virtual communities, like in the Stars In The House audience and at
Virtual BroadwayCon, where we can all share our love of the
We hope you can join us for some of the events coming up this week!
Thank you for your continued support of a life in the arts.
Stars In The House
Stars In The House
Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 pm ET/5 pm PT
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's live talk show, Stars In The
House, has raised more than $837,300 to benefit The Actors Fund!
Tune in tonight for Stephen Sondheim's Assassins night! Seth and
James will welcome Michael Cerveris, Greg Germann, Annie Golden,
Terrence Mann, Debra Monk, Anne L. Nathan, Lee WIlkof and Jerry Zaks.
In addition, all donations during the episode will be matched up to
$2,500 by our friends at The Angie Torres Charitable Fund!
And tomorrow night, join us for another spectacular reunion to
celebrate the Broadway production of The Producers with Matthew
Broderick, Nathan Lane, Roger Bart, Cady Huffman and
Director/Choreographer Susan Stroman. This episode will also be
generously matched up to $2,500 by Judy Perl Travel and Seth's
Big Fat Broadway Vacations.
Stage & Screen Auction
Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers: Stage & Screen Auction
Wednesday, April 28, 10 am ET
The Actors Fund and Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers are pleased to
partner with Christine Baranski on an auction event without precedent:
Stage & Screen. Featuring a diverse array of memorabilia from the
performing arts and entertainment including theater, Hollywood, opera
and dance, lots include original drawings, scenic and costume designs,
photographs, meaningful wardrobe and one-of-a-kind memorabilia.
Collectors and fans around the world are invited to participate
digitally in this landmark live auction event.
While a portion of proceeds from every item sold as part of Stage
& Screen will benefit The Actors Fund, Ms. Baranski is curating a
collection of donated lots for which 100% of the hammer price goes
entirely to The Fund. She also personally donated three gowns that she
wore for appearances at the Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards and
Kennedy Center Honors. Others who have donated amazing items to the
auction include: Julie Andrews, Annette Bening, Carol Burnett, Cher,
Bryan Cranston, Judy Craymer, Alan Cumming, Jeff Daniels, Neil
Diamond, Downton Abbey courtesy of Carnival Films, Christine Ebersole,
Linda Emond, Tina Fey, Renée Fleming, Victor Garber, David Hyde
Pierce, Bill Irwin, Hugh Jackman, Elton John, Cherry Jones, Tom
Kirdahy, Norman Lear, John Lithgow, Patti LuPone, Julianna Margulies,
Andrea Martin, Audra McDonald, Laurie Metcalf, Lorne Michaels, Bette
Midler, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Bebe Neuwirth, Cynthia Nixon, Kelli
O'Hara, Dolly Parton, Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera, Pat
Schoenfeld, Stephen Sondheim, Bruce Springsteen, Patrick Stewart,
Meryl Streep, Susan Stroman, Tina Turner and The Good Wife.
BroadwayCon Spotlight-Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical
Sunday, April 18, 10:45 am ET
In a year without in-person theater, the fun, creative work emerging
from the musical theater TikTok community and the accompanying Actors
Fund benefit performance of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical were
bright spots! In this panel, meet some of the people behind that event
and learn how they put it all together.
Make sure to get your digital pass to enjoy this panel discussion,
along with a full weekend of virtual opportunities to celebrate
More Online Events:
#BWAYWORLDRECORD: Help break The Guinness World Records title for
the record of largest online video album of people singing the same
to help those in need in performing arts and entertainment.